SAC Geoff Denson was the Team WoP at Valley and Sharjah. He was posted to 1104 Marine Craft Unit, RAF Bridlington in late August or early September 1969. He was tragically drowned in the early evening of Monday 29th September 1969 when a freak wave upturned the launch he was assigned to.
Read the article ‘A Sad End to a Team WoP’ here
The local Air Sea Rescue and Marine Craft Section Club raised funds to commemorate the crew who were the only members of the Royal Air Force Marine Craft Unit to die on active sea duty since the end of the Second World War.
They were, Flt Lt Bell (skipper), Cpl Ivil WoP and SAC Denson WoP.