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Ronald L. Movold

Record type: War Memorials

Parish: Lonan

Town / Village residence: Laxey

Biography: Sergeant, Royal Canadian Airforce. Died when a Halifax Bomber of No. 433 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force crashed at Lonan. The aircraft caught fire and crashed on Grawe Farm, scattering wreckage over a two mile radius. Pieces landed on the bungalow 'Hokang', Pinfold Hill, setting it on fire, causing the death of a three year old boy. The bomber had taken off on an exercise from an aerodrome in northern England about an hour before the accident carrying a crew of seven, all of whom lost their lives (source: Manx Independent, 27 October 2006)

Gender: Male

Memorial: Halifax Bomber 433 Squadron Royal Canadian Airforce Memorial (1944)

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