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Sergeant in the RAF from Aug-40, on Link Trainer based in Cambridge
d. 15 Mar 1942 (Died in ATA Service) - Spitfire Vb AD296 crashed in poor visibility at Lochembrech Hill nr. Castle Douglas
Buried at Stanwix Cemetery, Carlisle. ATA pilot Irene Arckless (q.v.) is buried in the adjacent plot.
The inscription reads
"In Loving Memory of
F/O RONALD A. PORTER, A.T.A.
The Beloved son of
HENRY and ANN PORTER,
Who was accidentally killed
March 15th, 1942
Aged 28 Years"
Download ATA Pilot Personal Record (.zip file):