Your article: Pilot sergeant Betterton remembered

Victor Betterton in 1942
Victor Betterton in 1942

Pocklington Post reader Les Waby has conducted some research into the man who Betterton Court in Pocklington, where Les lives, is named after - Victor Edward Betterton.

Betterton Court in Pocklington was named in memory of pilot Sergeant Victor Betterton, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on 5 May 1943, aged 32.

Halifax bomber DG419 was on a training flight from RAF Rufforth, in North Yorkshire, when it crashed at Fridaythorpe with no survivors from the crew of six.

Full article with more pictures in next week’s (27 November) Pocklington Post.