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Carl Raymond Davis, F/Lt. MP (1911 - 1940)

Carl Raymond Davis was born in South Africa of American parents and was sent to Sherborne College in Britain at the age of 13. He later studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and McGill University, Mont...

6/12/2013 11/16/2020

1/5/2012 2/20/2020

Ian Kenneth Sefton Joll was born on 3rd February 1920 at East Grinstead and was educated at Hurstpierpoint College. He joined 604 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force in March 1939 and was called to full-ti...

8/24/2019 8/24/2019

George John Scaramanga, DFC (1897 - 1971)

"John Scaramanga"

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father John George (george) Scaramanga by SmartCopy : Oct 27 2014, 8:31:47 UTC

10/27/2014 7/31/2019

3/20/2018 6/27/2018

Reference: TNG Genealogy - SmartCopy : Sep 4 2017, 14:04:33 UTC

9/4/2017 9/4/2017

Air Vice-Marshal Meredith Thomas CSI, CBE, DFC, AFC, (6 July 1892 – 20 May 1984) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He began his career as a flying ace during World War ...

11/3/2016 6/2/2017

PERRIN, DESMOND PALMER Rank: Flight Lieutenant Trade: Pilot Service No: 404404 Date of Death: 10/09/1944 Age: 25 Regiment/Service: Royal New Zealand Air Force 198 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Awards:...

3/28/2017 3/28/2017

Sir Thomas Walter White, KBE, DFC (26 April 1888 – 13 October 1957) was an Australian politician and First World War pilot. He was one of the first airmen trained for the Australian Flying Corps in 191...

3/30/2011 2/17/2017

Kenneth William Tait, DFC MP (1918 - 1941)

Rank: Flight Lieutenant Service No: 40441 Date of Death: 04/08/1941 Age: 22 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 257 Sqdn. Awards: D F C, Mentioned in Despatches Panel Reference: Panel 29. M...

11/2/2011 1/14/2017

Flying Officer F. C. Carswell, DFC; born Invercargill, 4 Jul 1916; assistant company secretary; joined RNZAF Dec 1940. Pilot Officer . Francis Campbell CARSWELL (N.Z.404457), Royal New Zealand Air Fo...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

James Chilton Francis Hayter, DFC MP (1917 - 2006)

"Jim"

WAR World War II, 1939-1945 CAMPAIGNS France and Germany (TBC) 1940 Battle of Britain MEDALS AND AWARDS Distinguished Flying Cross and bar (DFC*) DFC. 17.10.1941. DFC Bar. 26.1....

8/24/2007 1/13/2017

LOTFWW Medal Index Cards findmypast Transcription First name(s) L A Last name Strange Year 1914-20 Service number - Rank Second Lieutenant Regiment Dorsetshire Regiment/Royal Flying Cor...

12/4/2016 12/5/2016

Erik Hersholt Nielsen PC DFC QC MP (1924 - 2008)

"Yukon Eric", "Velcro Lips", "Yukon Erik"

Kilde: Find a Grave: : Birth: Feb. 24, 1924 Regina Saskatchewan, Canada Death: Sep. 4, 2008 Kelowna British Columbia, Canada Canadian Politician. He served as Member of Parliament for Yukon for 2...

9/28/2011 10/31/2016

Lt. Colonel Bruce Montague MP (1924 - 2006)

Lt. Col Paul Bruce Montague USMC (Ret.) died from complications of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease), Thursday, February 9, 2006 in a San Antonio Hospital. He was born at the Montagu...

10/6/2008 9/21/2016

James Brindley Nicolson From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eric James Brindley Nicolson Born 29 April 1917 Hampstead, London Died 2 May 1945 (aged 28) Bay of Bengal Allegiance Unite...

9/15/2016 9/15/2016

Robert Chase Hazelwood (1924 - 2013)

Find A Grave Memorial He enlisted after Pearl Harbor, training as a U.S. Navy pilot. Some claim that George H. Bush was the youngest officer in the Pacific during the war, but actually, Bob was. He fle...

5/14/2016 5/14/2016

Flight Lieutenant Edmund Roger Tempest MC, DFC (30 October 1894 – 17 December 1921) was a British First World War flying ace credited with 17 aerial victories Edmund Tempest was born at the family es...

5/26/2012 4/10/2016

Raymond E Lavoie, Jr (1920 - 2007)

Raymond E. Lavoie Jr., 86, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on August 15, 1920. Raymond was a gradu...

3/16/2016 3/16/2016

Birth registration, Wandsworth, London: "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 March 2016), Leonard De Ville Chisman, 1899; from "England & Wales...

5/25/2011 3/8/2016

Arthur Switzer (c.1915 - d.)

8/10/2008 2/26/2016

- Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945. - Private Papers of Group Captain J R Jeudwine DSO OBE DFC at Imperial War Museum;

8/23/2015 2/19/2016

In 1940, Walter purchased an airplane and learned how to fly. He enlisted in the RAF and fought in the Battle of Britain. In the first ten days of the North Africa Campaign, he flew forty missions befo...

9/16/2014 2/17/2016

Robert Kidson Hart, DFC (1922 - 2009)

DFC stands for Distinguished Flying Cross, A British military decoration awarded to officers of the Royal Air Force for extraordinary achievement. Particular bravery and skill under fire in August 1944...

8/16/2015 2/12/2016

Source: Wikipedia. James FitzMaurice was an aviation pioneer. He is listed by Wikipedia as a famous resident of Glasnevin Cemetery, but neither Find A Grave nor another Wikipedia article confirm th...

8/18/2012 11/27/2015

Lindsay Basil Buchanan, DFC MP (c.1917 - 1941)

Rank: Flight Lieutenant Service No: 40885 Date of Death: 13/04/1941 Age: 24 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force 211 Sqdn. Awards: D F C Panel Reference: Column 240. Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORI...

7/26/2015 7/26/2015

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Samuel Charles Elworthy, Baron Elworthy KG, GCB, CBE, DSO, LVO, DFC, AFC (23 March 1911 – 4 April 1993) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force. He served as commande...

5/26/2015 5/27/2015

James Hugh McCaw (1919 - 1966)

Royal New Zealand Air Force 27 July 1941 - 10 October 1945 Flew at least 308 sorties MEDALS AND AWARDS Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) 8 August 1944, 486 Squadron, RNZAF (Tempest) Grandf...

1/3/2011 3/28/2015

Michael James Herrick was one of five brothers to serve during the Second World War. He flew with distinction during the Battle of Britain and in the Pacific before being killed on air operations over ...

6/11/2013 3/19/2015

Leonard Trent was born April 14th, 1915 in Nelson. Between 1928 and 1934 he was educated at Nelson College. Following basic training at Taieri, Trent took flight training in Christchurch, receiving his...

3/16/2015 3/16/2015

Francis Peter Marsh, DFC (1918 - 1943)

Lancaster DS681 – No. 426 Squadron RCAF (Thunderbird) – Airborne 21:32 on 17 Aug 1943 from Linton-on-Ouse to bomb the V-2 rocket research and testing facility in Peenemünde. Crashed 00:50 on 18 Aug 194...

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Lancaster ND523 - No. 7 Squadron RAF - Airborne 19:02 on 22 Mar 1944 from Oakington to bomb a target in Frankfurt. Intercepted at 17,600 feet by a night-fighter while approaching target and set on fire...

2/21/2015 2/21/2015

27/08/1942 90241 Group Captain Walter Myers Churchill DSO, DFC, Royal Air Force (Auxiliary Air Force), 605 Sqdn, Pilot (Spitfire EP339), SYRACUSE WAR CEMETERY, SICILY, V. D. 3., son of William Algern...

4/3/2013 2/21/2015

Lancaster ND390 – No. 97 Squadron RAF (Straits Settlements) - Airborne 22:15 on 30 Mar 1944 from Bourn to bomb a target in Nürnberg. While flying slightly E of the prescribed track, attacked by a Me110...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Bryan Hubert Thomas DFC (1918 - 1987)

9/24/2013 2/19/2015

Jackie Rae, CM, DFC (1922 - 2006)

7/13/2008 2/19/2015

Died during the preparation for the Allied invasion of Italy. From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web site: Name: SAVILLE, ERIC COWLEY Initials: E C Nationality: South African Rank: Major (...

4/20/2010 2/19/2015

Horace Dale Barton (1891 - 1975)

4/20/2010 2/19/2015

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2/22/2013 2/19/2015

Lighton Verdon-Roe (b. - 1943)

VERDON-ROE, Lighton, DFC, 119179, Squadron Leader, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 156 Sqdn, Lancaster ED857, Pilot, REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY, 5. B. 11., son of Sir Alliott Verdon-Roe, Kt., OB...

2/19/2015 2/19/2015

William Henry "Willie" Rhodes-Moorhouse, DFC (4 March 1914 – 6 September 1940) was a Royal Air Force fighter pilot and flying ace who was killed in action during the Battle of Britain. Rhodes-Moorhou...

6/26/2013 2/19/2015

Michael Manifold Helsham (1921 - 2002)

3/23/2013 2/19/2015

Walter Corbet D.F.C. (1920 - 1945)

"Peter"

12/26/2012 2/19/2015

10/3/2014 2/19/2015

GRIMSTON, The Hon. Brian, DFC, 84667, Squadron Leader, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 156 Sqdn, Lancaster ED615 , Pilot, Runnymede Panel 118, son of James Walter Grimston, 4th Earl of Verulam, and ...

9/28/2013 2/19/2015

9/28/2010 2/19/2015

Thomas Gillies Rae, DFC (1886 - d.)

"Tommy Rae"

Jonathan Sinclair Youngleson, eldest son of Dawn Vera Griffiths Youngleson, daughter of Stella Jenkins Griffiths Rae Barrow, is the current custodian of Tommy Rae's Distinguished Flying Cross. ------...

2/18/2013 2/19/2015

Marshal of the Royal Air Force William Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside, GCB, MC, DFC (23 December 1893 – 29 October 1969) was a senior figure in the Royal Air Force up to and during W...

8/19/2013 2/19/2015

9/28/2013 2/19/2015

The Honourable David Arthur Coke DFC, (/ˈkʊk/ kuuk; 1915–1941) was a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force Reserve during the Second World War, and is considered a flying ace, being credited with 2 ...

11/18/2013 2/19/2015

Sir William Samuel Stephenson, KBE, CC, MC, DFC (23 January 1897 – 31 January 1989) was a Canadian soldier, airman, businessman, inventor, spymaster, and the senior representative of British intellig...

1/9/2014 2/19/2015

Halifax JD269 --> 14/09/1943 125300 Flying Officer Ian Maclean DFC, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 138 Sqdn, Bomb Aimer, ESBJERG (FOURFELT) CEMETERY, A. 8. 1., son of The Rt. Hon. Sir Donald Macl...

7/9/2013 2/19/2015

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23/06/1944 103589 Flight Lieutenant The Hon. Michael Julius W. Benn DFC, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 21 Sqdn, GOLDERS GREEN CREMATORIUM, Panel 1, son of Air Commodore The Rt. Hon. William Wedgwo...

2/5/2011 2/19/2015

John Kenneth Haviland DFC (19 January 1921 – 1 July 2002) was an American pilot who flew for the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain. He was one of 11 American pilots who flew with RAF Fight...

12/10/2014 2/19/2015

Rank: Air Commodore Date of Death: 03/07/1943 Age: 50 Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Awards: D S O, D F C and 2 Bars Grave Reference: Eur. War Graves Plot. Grave 104. Cemetery: HARARE (P...

7/31/2009 2/19/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Frank Willan ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Grand Prix racing car driver and fighter pilot with 4+ kills in the Battle of Britain (WWII). Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight CBE, MC, DFC (6 November 1912 – 5 April 1979) was a Grand Prix mot...

2/19/2009 2/19/2015

Petrus Hendrik 'Dutch' Hugo, DSO DFC and 2 bars MP (1917 - 1986)

"Khaki", "Dutch", "Piet", ""Piet Khaki"en "Dutch Hugo""

Petrus Hugo DSO DFC and 2 bars ,[4] was a South African flying ace of the Second World War. Petrus Hendrik Hugo was born 20 December 1917 at Pampoenpoort, Cape Province. He attended the Witwatersrand...

6/10/2013 2/19/2015

Blenheim T2165 – Airborne 10:32 on 26 Aug 1941 from Bodney. Believed shot down by Lt Dähne, 2./JG 52 in the vicinity of Heligoland. All three bodies were eventually washed onto German shores and are bu...

4/30/2013 2/19/2015

Caesar Barrand Hull, DFC MP (1913 - 1940)

6/10/2013 2/19/2015

Albert Gerald Lewis DFC and bar Nickname Zulu Born 18 April 1918 Kimberley, South Africa Died 14 December 1982 (aged 64) Allegiance South Africa Service/branch Royal Air Force Years of...

6/10/2013 2/19/2015

Sailor Malan MP (1910 - 1963)

" Adolph Gysbert Malan DSO & Bar DFC (24 March 1910 – 17 September 1963), better known as Sailor Malan , was a famed South African World War II RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF during the ...

1/17/2009 2/19/2015

Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War. Amon...

1/2/2012 2/18/2015

Born 2 May 1912 in Esher Surrey, UK (Registration in District of Kingston, Surrey, UK) and christened Gordon B.F. Cousens (Bryce). Twin of Henry A.C. Cousens - older brothers of Alan (by one year) ...

4/4/2008 2/18/2015

Group Captain Percy Charles "Pick" Pickard DSO** DFC (16 May 1915–18 February 1944) was a British bomber pilot and commander during World War II. He is best remembered by the public for his...

9/3/2014 2/16/2015

W/Cdr. Peter James Channer Son of Luther James Channer. Married Derita Marion Cunynghame, daughter of Major Stuart Cunynghame and Helen Dorothy Taylor, on 6 February 1942. He gained the ran...

2/9/2013 2/16/2015

Peter Wooldridge Townsend Group Captain Peter Wooldridge Townsend, CVO, DSO, DFC & Bar (22 November 1914 – 19 June 1995) was a Royal Air Force officer, flying ace, courtier and author. He was Equer...

1/24/2011 2/16/2015