Philip Reginald Barwell

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Squadron(s): 242

Fate/Ongoing Career: Shot down and killed by Spitfire 1-7-42

Interesting Facts: Born 2-7-07. Commanded 46 Squadron 1-37-10-39. DFC 28-11-39. While serving at HQ 12 Group he flew three operational sorties in Battle of Britain with 242. OC Biggin Hill from 6-41. Broke back in take off crash early 1942. Brother of E G Barwell.

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


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