Herbert Morris Derrington (1917-1956)


Full name: Herbert Morris Derrington.
Date of birth: 1917.
Birthplace: Merionethshire, Wales.
Date of death: Tuesday, 27th November 1956 (aged 38 years).
Place of death: Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex, England.
Cause of death: Last recorded UK death from a German butterfly bomb. (Thanks to Andrew Guth who referred me to Bomb Disposal in World War Two by Chris Ransted).
Place of Burial: Kempsey Parish Churchyard, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England.



George Herbert Derrington (1888-1977)
George Herbert Derrington
Martha Louise Derrington (née Morris) (1882-1957)
Martha Lousie Derrington
(née Morris)


Edwin George Derrington (1914-1985)
Edwin George Derrington
Blodwen Louise Derrington (1920-1975)
Blodwen Louise Derrington

Josiah Alwyn Derrington (1920-1991)
Josiah Alwyn Derrington


1918 - Tufa Mount, Willard Road, Yardley, Birmingham, England.

1932-1936 - Guarlford Court, Clevelode Lane, Malvern, Worcestershire, England.

1939-1956 - West Royd, Main Road, Kempsey, Worcestershire, England.


1944-1956: RAF - Flight Officer / Flight Lieutenant

Bomb disposal expert.


Gross value of Estate: £894 4s. 7d.
Net value of Estate: £846 9s. 6d.

Granted to George Herbert Derrington.

Page updated 10th November, 2020.