Sgt.Pilot IL Wilkinson RAF
Sgt.Pilot IL Wilkinson RAF (ON29-38). Killed 31 January 1944. Buried Nottingham Southern Cemetery. On a training flight from RAF Tilstock, Shropshire, Wilkinson crashed on rising ground in poor weather near Stoke on Trent with all but one crew killed. Son of JH Wilkinson, an Insurance Agent from West Bridgford, Wilkinson was at the school from the age of 10, and went on to be in the 1st XI and 1st XV as well as being a school prefect in 1938. He also won the Mayor's Prize for Consistant Industry in School Work before leaving to study Architecture at Nottingham and Liverpool Universities.
Nottingham High School Archive
Roy Wilcock for www.aircrewremembered.com.