Ernest Ralph Bitmead

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Squadron(s): 266,310, 253,229,

Fate/Ongoing Career: Died 1955 while still serving as a Wing Commander

Interesting Facts: Took command of 29 Squadron on 8-7-40, but posted away sick two days later. Took command of 611 Squadron 19-10-40. DFC 21-11-1944.

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


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