Alexander William McGarva – age 21 – Sergeant (1365081) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Alexander's Lockheed Hudson of the No.1 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit took off from RAF Silloth in Cumberland for a training flight but crashed into the sea off Cahore Point, County Wicklow, Ireland. (Source: csnul.ie)
Born 1920 in Camlachie, Glasgow. (Source: SNWM and GRoS – Birth Register)
Son of James and Fanny McGarva, of 8 Kennyhill Square, Dennistoun, Glasgow E1.
(Source: CWGC and the Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour)
Died on Active Service on 24 February 1942.
Commonwealth War Grave – Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.