13 August 1940 (aged 36) near Eastleigh, Hampshire, England
2 July 1904 (age 36) Lowton, Lancashire, England
Peter Thorp Eckersley (2 July 1904 – 13 August 1940) was the captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club from 1929 to 1935, who retired for a career as a Conservative Party politician. He was elected at the 1935 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Manchester Exchange.
He died in 1940 in a flying accident near Eastleigh, Hampshire whilst serving with the Fleet Air Arm, becoming the fourth MP to be killed in World War II. A stained glass window to his memory is in Chowbent Unitarian Chapel in Atherton.