Simon Sydney Dicks

Corporal, Air Transport Development Unit
Service number 1396241
Died 11 Oct 1945
Buried Brighton and Hove Jewish Cemetery
Age 22

Headstone Inscription
‘BELOVED SON OF LOUIS AND LOUISE DICKS AND BROTHER OF JOHN. DEEPLY MOURNED’


Simon was born in 1923 in Brighton the son of Louis and Louisa nee Costa. He had a younger brother named John.

Simon was onboard Swordfish NF333 on a low level bombing range when it collided with Beaufighter RD750. The Swordfish lost control and dived into the Solent. F/O R. Holland was injured and Simon was killed.