Anthony Allen Williams

Flying Officer Anthony Allen Williams died on 11th August 1943 when Consolidated Catalina FP101 came down in bad weather at Duross Point, Co. Fermanagh.

Flying Officer

Anthony Allen Williams

130964

Flying Officer Anthony Allen Williams served with the Royal Air Force's No. 131 Operational Training Unit based at Killadeas, Co. Fermanagh in 1943.

Flying Officer Anthony Allen Williams (130964) served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He was the son of Winifred Williams of Meadowhead, Sheffield.

He died on 11th August 1943 aged 22 years old as a result of injuries sustained on board Consolidated Catalina PBY-5B FP101 of RAF No. 131 Operational Training Unit. The plane came down at Duross Point while approaching Castle Archdale, Co. Fermanagh on the return from a nighttime training flight. The cause was likely poor visibility due to the weather.

Flying Officer Roy William Ellis also died as a result of this incident while RAF No. 131 Operational Training Unit was at RAF Killadeas, Co. Fermanagh. The remaining 6 members of the crew survived.

Antony Allen Williams’ grave is in Section ARC, Grave 504 of Abbey Lane Cemetery, Sheffield, Yorkshire. His headstone bears the inscription:

Requiescat in pace.