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 Tim Rose-Richards

Tim Rose-Richards

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Death 7 Oct 1940 (aged 38)
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 22213670 · View Source
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Racing driver and pilot. Born Thomas Essery 'Tim' Rose-Richards, in Mayals, Glamorgan, Wales, he was a sportscar driver who drove for the ERA works team in the 1935 Eiffel Grand Prix. He entered the Le Mans 24hr Race five times, and in 1931 (with Owen Saunders Davies) he came 3rd. Other successes was a 4th in the 1934 Dieppe GP and a 3rd in the Eiffel GP. In 1935 he was awarded the BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) Gold Star. At the outbreak of war he enlisted in the Fleet Air Arm (RNVR) as a pilot. It was whilst stationed with 765 Squadron RNVR at HMS Daedalus, a shore station at Lee-on-Solent, that his aircraft crashed into the sea eight miles south of Anvil Point, Dorset.


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  • Created by: Paul Narramore
  • Added: 15 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22213670
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tim Rose-Richards (6 Jun 1902–7 Oct 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22213670, ; Maintained by Paul Narramore (contributor 46601741) Body lost at sea.