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Downing, Arthur Ernest

King’ s College Chapel, Runnymede Memorial

Biographical

Surname(s)Downing
First name(s)Arthur Ernest
Date of birth19 August 1915
Previous educationHaberdasher Aske School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1934-1936; 1936-1938; 1938-1939
Dept / courseFaculty of Science
QualificationsB.Sc. 1936; PhD 1940, (The Absorption and Scattering of slow neutrons); Teaching Diploma 1939
Military unitR.A.F.V.R., T,R.E.
Service number138143
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death23/12/1942
Rank at deathFlight Lieutenant, Scientific Officer
Place of deathSouth East of Cromer
Cause of deathKilled in a plane while testing AL equipment in a Bristol Beaufighter, Mk VI
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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