Cawse, F N

  • Name on memorial: Cawse, F N
  • Memorial panel: Centre
  • Full name: Frederick Norman Cawse
  • Rank: Pilot Officer
  • Service details: 80543, 238 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
  • Age at death: 25
  • Date of death: 11/08/1940
  • Birth place: Wolverhampton
  • Parents: Ernest Frederick and Emma Mary Cawse, of Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Mother's maiden name: Bolton
  • Parents' marriage details: Banbury Sep-14
  • Wife: unknown
  • Wife's maiden name: unknown
  • Marriage details: unknown
  • Additional information:
    Frederick Norman Cawse joined the RAFVR about March 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939 he completed his training at 11 FTS, was commissioned on 8th June 1940 and then went to 6 OTU for conversion to Hurricanes. He joined 238 Squadron at Middle Wallop on July 7th 1940. He was killed on 11th August when he was shot down by a Me109 in a combat off Weymouth. His Hurricane, P3222, crashed into the sea. Cawse's body was later washed up on the French coast. He was 25 and is buried in the Cayeux-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery, France.

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