Robert George A Barclay



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Squadron(s): 249

Fate/Ongoing Career: Killed in Action 17-7-42 in North Africa as CO of 238 Squadron

Interesting Facts: Born 7-12-19. Scion of banking family, Cambridge University Air Squadron. DFC 26-11-40. Shot down on sweep over France 20-9-41, evaded through Spain and Gibraltar. Arriving back in UK 9-12-41. Brother Charles Lieutenant, Royal Norfolk Regiment, Killed in Action "Norfolk Ridge", Kohima. Fighter Pilot (Humphrey Wynn 1976) is based on George Barclay's diaries.

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

 

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