Joseph Stanley Morehen

Sergeant Pilot, RAF Volunteer Reserve

(1914 - 1940)

Joseph Stanley Morehen was born in April 1914 in Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire to Alice Ganly, age 35, and George Joseph Morehen, age 38.

He worked his way up to being a Sergeant (Pilot) in the RAF Volunteer Reserve, Service No.742034, serving with No.6 Flying Training School RAF (VR), Manston, Kent.

He died in a plane crash on June 8, 1940, when he was 26 years old.

He crashed in one of these North American Harvard 1 Trainers, Serial No.P5841, on a 'High Dive Bombing Exercise'. [Ref: aviationresearch web].

He is remembered on memorials in Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, to where his parents had moved.

He is also remembered on Wadenhoe's War Memorials.

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