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Edgar Andrew Good

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Edgar Andrew Good

November 13, 1943

Military Service

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Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


280 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of Nickolai Andreyev and Nina Andreyevna, and stepson of Joseph Good; husband of Elaine Blair Good, of North Adelaide, South Australia.

Commemorated on Page 164 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Norfolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:


Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Rich Allenby
On the 13th of November 1943 the crew of a Warwick aircraft  had been on an Air-Sea Rescue flight with another Thornaby based Warwick, on a search off the Dutch coast. They were on their return leg and were flying back to base after failing to find what they were looking for. After crossing the English coastline, thought to be between Scarborough and Whitby, both aircraft flew into a thunderstorm near Whitby. This Warwick was struck by lightning which sent it diving for the ground, where upon it blew up on impact. The other aircraft was also struck by lightning, the pilot managed to pull that aircraft out of its dive and it returned to base. 
Pilot S/L Good and his crew were all killed on impact.  The Canadian crew were:
F/O (N) Willis W Coons 
WO2 (WAG) William V Crockett 
F/Sgt. (AG) Douglas A Payton 
S/L Good is the only military burial in the churchyard of St. Martin Church, Houghton, Norfolk.
  • Photo of Edgar Andrew Good– Squadron Leader Edgar Andrew Good Courtesy McGill University Archives
  • Newspaper Clipping– Squadron Leader Edgar Andrew Good plaque Montreal Gazette Sept 11 1944 Courtesy McGill University Archives
  • Newspaper Clipping– Squadron Leader Edgar Andrew Good obit Montreal Star Nov 19 1943 Courtesy McGill University Archives

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