King's College London
War Memorials

Hyde, Ian Robertson


First name(s)Ian Robertson
Date of birth11 March 1919
Family detailsSon of Robert and Eileen R. Hyde; husband of Anne Mary Hyde of Walton-on-Thames, Surrey
Previous educationSutton Valence School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1936-1939
Dept / courseFaculty of Laws
Military unitRoyal Air Force Transport Command, 296 Squadron
Date enlisted15/12/1939
Service number114296
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Date of death02/10/1943
Age at death24
Rank at deathFlying Officer
Place of deathIn Italy - missing presumed killed in action. The Times 22/12/1943 and 22/11/1944.
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel; Malta Memorial; Roll of the Fallen, University of London O.T.C. & S.T.C.
NotesLetter from G.W. Isaacs, A/secretary to the Military Education Committee. “ was in the University of London O.T.C. in 1939 and obtained a commission as 2nd Lieutenant WRA 15/12/1939. His name disappeared from the Army List after January 1942, and it was noted that the name I. R. Hyde was given in the Air Force List as having obtained a commission as Pilot Officer R.A.F.V.R. in December, 1941. Therefore, it seems likely that Ian Robertson Hyde transferred from the Army to the Air Force, but I have no confirmation of this.”
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives, Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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