BURTENSHAW, Derek Edward
Monday, May 20, 1929
Sunday, May 17, 1953
Died in service
Roll of Honour:
Marine Derek Burtenshaw died in an air crash at Luqa airport, Malta. The Valleta aircraft of 70 Sqn. landed onto the grass next to the runway when its aileron jammed, hit the runway control caravan, and burst into flames. Also killed Marine Ronald Don They had been taking part in an exercise from the Suez Canal Zone. Sources AFM ROH The Suez Veterans Assoc website MaltaFamilyHistory.com
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