Forename Peter Thomas
Surname Anderson
Rank Flying Officer (Medical)
Regiment RAFVR
Age 25
Death Missing, presumed killed
Place of Death Western Europe
Date of Death 22/02/1941
Year of Entry 1929
Social F
School Notes Trial Eights, 1932; 2nd VIII cap, 1932; L/Cpl OTC. Attended Caius College, Cambridge, 1932. Rowed for Caius, 1934-1936. Medical School at Middlesex Hospital, 1938; MRCS, LRCP; House Physician, Swansea Hospital, 1940. Married 20th August, 1940, Eira, daughter of J. Astley Morris, of Ingledene, Morriston, Swansea.
Comments Rowed for the 2nd VIII which won the Public Schools Cup at Marlow Regatta, 1932
War record of 209 Squadron
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link
Unit 209 Squadron
Prefect House Prefect, 1931; Captain of Social Boats
Military Decorations
Sport Rowing. Rowed for the 2nd VIII
Album Number 21
Previous Regiment
Burial or Cemetery Memorial > Runnymede
Archives Correspondence file in OR files in Radley Archives
Post School Caius College, Cambridge; Middlesex Hospital Medical School; House Physician at Swansea General and Eye Hospital
Prep School
Prisoner of War
Radlein Obituary November 23 1941. In Feb., 1941, missing. now presumed killed. Peter Thomas Anderson, M.R.C.S, L.R.C.P., Flying Officer (Medical), R.A.F.V.R., son of J. S. Anderson, O.R. He was a House Prefect and Captain of Social Boats and rowed in the Second VIII which won the Public Schools Cup at Marlow Regatta in 1932. On leaving, he went to Caius College, Cambridge, and after taking his degree he entered the medical school of the Middlesex Hospital.
In I940 he was appointed House Physician at Swansea General and Eye Hospital. Later in the year, he was commissioned in the R.A.F.V.R He was always of a very active and vigorous disposition, and at the various stations during the short period of his service took a leading part in the games and entertainments of the forces.
Service Number 84833
Place of Birth