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Alan Ormerod MOFFET

Male 1920 - 1945  (~ 25 years)


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  • Name Alan Ormerod MOFFET 
    Gender Male 
    Born June 1920  Chorlton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Chorlton June 1920 8c 1377
    Died 21 July 1945  Whetstone, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • CWGC, Blaby Sept 1945 7a 20
    Person ID I17483  Clan Moffat UK
    Last Modified 31 August 2015 

    Father William Percy MOFFET,   b. March 1884, Kendal, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1946, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Emily LEICESTER,   b. September 1884, Northwich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. September 1973, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Family ID F4225  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Rebbla HODGSON,   b. 11 March 1920, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1983, Kendal, Cumbria, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married June 1941  Kendal, Westmorland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Westmorland South June 1941 10b 2132
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F4226  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 1
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 1
    From Colin Moffat, London, England

    I attended a memorial ceremony yesterday for Alan Ormerod Moffet, an RAF pilot, whose plane crashed at the very end of WW2.
    On the 70th anniversary of his death, Blaby, the village with the Airfield in which the crash took place, honoured Alan with a Memorial Seat.
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 2
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 2
    From Colin Moffat, London, England

    I attended a memorial ceremony yesterday for Alan Ormerod Moffet, an RAF pilot, whose plane crashed at the very end of WW2.
    On the 70th anniversary of his death, Blaby, the village with the Airfield in which the crash took place, honoured Alan with a Memorial Seat.
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 3
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 3
    From Colin Moffat, London, England

    I attended a memorial ceremony yesterday for Alan Ormerod Moffet, an RAF pilot, whose plane crashed at the very end of WW2.
    On the 70th anniversary of his death, Blaby, the village with the Airfield in which the crash took place, honoured Alan with a Memorial Seat.
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 4
    Memorial Ceremony Programme - page 4
    From Colin Moffat, London, England

    I attended a memorial ceremony yesterday for Alan Ormerod Moffet, an RAF pilot, whose plane crashed at the very end of WW2.
    On the 70th anniversary of his death, Blaby, the village with the Airfield in which the crash took place, honoured Alan with a Memorial Seat.

  • Notes 
    • Joined RAF as an apprentice pilot in 1938. Skill as a pilot judged "exceptional". Initially ferry pilot, later instructor and RAF Test pilot (Wellingtons, Lancasters, etc). 1942, Awarded Air Force Cross. Squadron Leader. 40736. As the war drew to a close, he was test piloting early jet aircraft. He was flying a Gloster Meteor at the Powerjets sports and social club sports day in Whetstone, Leicestershire, when the when the aircraft crashed into a field adjacent to Blaby Cemetery. Grave: Skelsmergh Cemetery, Plot A Grave 36, Westmorland. Memorial seat: Blaby Cemetery, Leicestershire.



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