in memorium

Sgt. Robert 'Bob' Frost

We regret to inform you of the death of our good friend and stout supporter Robert “Bob” Frost of 150 Squadron on the 14th March 2019. The funeral will take place at The Chapel of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, Sandwich CT13 0BP on Friday 12th April 2019 at 1:30 pm.

Family flowers only, but donations in aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Association (cheques payable to MNDA) may be sent c/o J. Dilnot Smith & Son, Beacon Lane, Sandwich, Kent CT13 0PT


13 Stone Cross Lees, Sandwich, Kent, England CT13 0PT

F/S Henry Vincent Shirley

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of 97 year old Henry Vincent Shirley on June 14th, 2019.  He was a bomb aimer and flew 5 operations with 51 Squadron from Aug. 15, 1944 - Sept. 11, 1944 before being shot down and becoming a POW.

W/O Robert Henry Pickford

It is with regret that we announce the passing of 97 year old Robert Henry Pickford on Friday the 12th of July 2019.  He was a wireless operator who flew 12 operations with 51 Squadron in Halifax LK 750 MH – Y Yoke before being shot down on the 13th operation over Frankfurt on the 18th of March 1944 and becoming a POW.


His funeral is to be held at Harold Hill Evangelical Church, Bridgewater Road, Harold Hill, the Church he has worshipped at since the 1950’s, on Thursday the 8th of August 2019 at 1045.


It has been requested that it is to be family flowers only with donations in aid of the Air Force Benevolent Fund