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Flight Sergeant Ronald Soo was an English airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was born in 1915, in West Derby, the son of Chinese sailor Our Quong Soo and his wife Beatrice Whittam, later of Litherland, Liverpool. His older brother, Frank, became a professional footballer and was capped by England during the war.

Soo, serving as an air gunner and navigator in 166 Squadron, died on 14 January 1944, when Avro Lancaster EE137 crashed during a raid on Brunswick, Germany. Two of the seven-man crew survived and were taken prisoner.[1]

He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.


  1. Chorley, W.R. (1992), Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and crew losses: 1944, p. 33.


  • Soo, Ronald, Retrieved 15 December 2013.