Roy William Ellis

Flying Officer Roy William Ellis died on 7th August 1943 when Consolidated Catalina PBY-5B FP101 came down in bad weather at Duross Point, Co. Fermanagh.

Flying Officer

Roy William Ellis

136508

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

Flying Officer Roy William Ellis (136508) served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He was the son of Harry William Ellis and Ada F Ellis of Hanwell, London.

He died on 7th August 1943 aged 22 years old 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 Anthony Allen Williams 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.

Roy William Ellis’ grave is in Section F, Grave 7890 of City of Westminster Cemetery, Hanwell, London.