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H Stranock

Area: Knottingley
Regiment: Royal Air Force
Family information: Son of Mrs H Stranock
Rank: Leading Aircraftman

War Service

Pontefract & Castleford Express 29 October 1943 p 3
War Office and Red Cross notification has been received by Mrs H Stranock of 61, Broomhill Crescent, Knottingley, that their son LAC H Stranock, who has been missing since the fall of Singapore, is a prisoner of the Japanese in a Java camp. Before joining the RAF in 1938, LAC Stranock was at the glassworks of Messrs Jackson Bros of Knottingley. He was a member of the 1st Knottingley Group of Sea Scouts and as a Kings Scout attended the national service for Sea Scouts in St George’s Chapel, Windsor in 1938.”

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