Flight Sergeant Peter Purves

Flight Sergeant Peter Purves, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He died in a flying accident on 3rd June 1945, aged 20 and is buried in Birgham Churchyard. He was the son of Jane Renton Brown Of Coldstream and is also commemorated on the Coldstream War  Memorial. Before joining the R.A.F. in 1943 he had been a keen member of the Air Training Corps and was employed as a plumber in Coldstream. The photograph shows the Coldstream Section of the A.T.C. in 1942 under the command of John Jamieson who was the Headmaster of Coldstream School.

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