Five Catholics, it is now known, were among the 80 men and women who lost their lives in the airplane crash at the Llandow aerodrome. Cardiff. They were :
Mr. Colin Jenkins. 30-year-old Rugby referee; Mr. Richard Bradley. proprietor of the Brynmelin Hotel, Greenhill, Swansea; Mr. Arthur Morisey, aged 41, licensee of the Railway Tavern. Risca; Radio Officer Bernard Anthony O'Carroll; and Miss Mary Hegarty, of Treforest.
A shamrock wreath from his parents was on the coffin of Radio Officer O'Carroll when he was buried at Cansiough, Ireland.