M.365 First Officer   Clarence Brook

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b. 25 Jun 1919, Featherstone   22 Apr 1941 to Jun-42

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prev. a Clerk in West Riding Surveyors Dept., Yorks

RAF Sep-39 to OCt-40, LAC/Sgt.


d. 26 Jun 1942 - died in a motor accident at East Ardsley, nr Wakefield when returning home to visit his mother on weekend leave.

Albert Ronald Humphreys (27), a laboratory assistant, of The Avenue, Ledger Lane, Outwood, near Wakefield, was charged with Clarence's manslaughter, but a plea of dangerous driving was accepted.

At 11 o'clock at night at Ramper's Bend on the Wakefield Road at East Ardsley, Humphreys took the corner at too great a speed. The car turned over and Brook, one of the passengers, was thrown out and killed.

The Judge imposed a fine of £5O and disqualified Humphreys from holding a driving licence for three years.

buried in Pontefract Cemetery


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