PRUDEN John Richard
Regiment : Air Transport Auxiliary
Service number : J0
Conflict : WW2
Date of death : 12th August 1942 aged 33
Buried : Commemorated on Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, Panel 288.
Relatives : Son of John and Alice Pruden; husband of Eileen Pruden, of Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch County High School now Trinity High School WW2 Memorial
The following information is courtesy and copyright of Trinity High School, Redditch and was taken from the Commemorative Memorial Book donated to the school by the RCHS Old Students Association:
John Pruden attended Redditch County High School from 1920 to 1926. Whilst engaged on ferrying a Spitfire to Scotland, he was reported missing in August 1942. His body was later recovered.
John Pruden was flying Spitfire V Serial No EP748 when he was posted missing on a ferry flight from Desford to Prestwick. His aircraft was last seen off Girvan.
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