Minden Vaughan Blake

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Squadron(s): 238, 234

Fate/Ongoing Career: Retired 1-58 as Wing Commander

Interesting Facts: Born 13-2-13. Pole Vault champion, lecturer at Canterbury (NZ) University. "Mindy" in RAF. Led 238 Squadron from 16-8-40 after CO was wounded. Commanded 234 Squadron from 22--9-40. DFC 20-12-40, DSO 27-7-42. Wing Leader. Shot down over Dieppe 19-8-42 and became PoW.

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


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