Air Vice MarshalORLEBAR, AUGUSTUS HENRY

Died 04/08/1943

Aged 46

Royal Air Force

C B E, A F C and Bar

Son of Augustus Scobell Orlebar and Hester Mary Orlebar, of Podington; husband of Victoria Orlebar, of Podington. Holder of World Air Speed Record, 1929.

Inscription

IN PROUD AND EVER BELOVED MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND. GOD PROVED HIM AND FOUND HIM WORTHY OF HIMSELF

Buried at PODINGTON (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Location: Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 1

Cemetery/memorial reference: Near S.E. Butress.


Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.