Telling the story of the men and women of the RAF at Brookwood Military Cemetery in Woking.


A J MacIntyre

Alexander John Macintyre was the son of Malcom Macintyre and Gertrude McGillivray of Scotland. He sadly passed away during an accident on a training flight from RAF Henlow.

A J Clague

Arhur John Clague was the son of Arthur Alexander Clague a Police Constable in Liverpool and his wife Hannah Elizabeth Graves.

A J Adams

1234879 Pilot Alfred Joseph Adams was a pilot who along with his fellow crew members did not survive when their aircraft crashed in 1942.


Arthur Clinton Maund was the son of Edward Arthur Maund and of Eleanora Maund (nee Hawksworth).  His grave stone opened up one of the most fascinating families I have found to date and hence this post is one of the longer posts in the series.

W/O A H Bolton DFM

Warrant Officer Alfred Harry Bolton DFM was the son of Alfred and Annie Bolton and husband of Isabella McAllum Johnstone Bolton of of Tarbert, Argyllshire.

Sgt A H A Johnson

Sgt Alan Hewitt Abbott Johnson was the son of John and Laura Johnson of St Anne’s on Sea in Lancashire. He was the pilot of Blenheim MkI L6800 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation, RAF.

AC1 A G Windle

Aircraftman 1st Class Albert George Windle was the son of Henry Ernest Windle and Gertrude Annie Moore from Redcar in Yorkshire.

AC2 A G Stevens

Aircraftman Second Class Arthur Geoffrey Stevens was the son of Ernest Arthur Stevens and Gladys Valerie Villiers Kelly of Kent.

Ldg Acm A G Clayden

Leading Aircraftsman Antony Godfrey Clayden was the son of Godfrey Frederick and Gladys Amy Clayden of Surrey. Clayden served with No. 2 Service Flying Training School a Group II school concentrating on twin engined training with Oxfords.

Wg Cdr A F R Bennett

Wing Commander Alexander Frank Reuben Bennett was born in 1913 to Albert Thomas and Kate Vincent. By the time WWII arrive Bennett was working as a test pilot for the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough in the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment.

Sgt A F Jaggers

Alexander Frederick Jaggers was born in 1920 to Frederick William Jagger and Annie Matilda Walker in Clapton, East London.  The story of what happened to both he and his aircraft is sadly familiar to many of those in Bomber Command in WWII.

The RAF at Brookwood Military Cemetery

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.