James Richard A Bailey

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Squadron(s): 264,85

Fate/Ongoing Career: Released at end of war as a Squadron Leader

Interesting Facts: Born 23-10-19, son of Sir Abe Bailey Bt and Lady Bailey, pioneering aviator. Became night fighter pilot. DFC 8-9-44. Became farmer, publisher, author and poet in South Africa. Owner of Drum magazine. CBE 1996.

Added by: Battle of Britain Memorial Trust on 1st June 2010.


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