The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. C V Meeson
Charles Victor Meeson, of Loughton, Essex, joined the RAFVR in June 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September, he completed his training at 6 FTS, Little Rissington and arrived at 6 OTU, Sutton Bridge on 3rd August 1940. After converting to Hurricanes, Meeson was posted to 56 Squadron at North Weald on 31st August.
He was killed on 20th September 1940 in a flying accident during a formation practice when his Hurricane L1595 came down west of Bulford Camp, near Amesbury. He was 21 and is buried in Loughton Burial Ground.