Hurricane P8818

Hurricane P8818

Hurricane P8818

Flight Lieutenant
William Rhodes-Moorhouse

601 Squadron

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Flight Lieutenant William Rhodes-Moorhouse DFC was the very epitome of what many have thought a Battle of Britain pilot to be, debonair, handsome and courageous. In the case of William Rhodes-Moorhouse, he was also fabulously wealthy. On the 6th September, he was shot down, he was initially missing but his crash site was located by his mother and widow. William Rhodes-Moorhouse’s father-in-law Sir Stephen Demetriadi organised and supervised the operation to recover William’s body near High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells.

Flight Lieutenant William Henry Rhodes-Moorhouse

Various items recovered from crash site.

Flight Lieutenant William Henry Rhodes-Moorhouse

Flight Lieutenant William Henry Rhodes-Moorhouse and wife Amalia (née Demetriadi) at his investiture, where he received his DFC, which took place at Buckingham Palace during an air raid warning, September 3, 1940

32 Squadron Hurricane

William Rhodes-Moorhouse’s father-in-law Sir Stephen Demetriadi organised and supervised the operation to recover William’s body near High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells.

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