Richard Edgar P Brooker



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Squadron(s): 56

Fate/Ongoing Career: Killed in Action 16-4-45

Interesting Facts: Pre-war schoolmaster, who joined RAF on short service commission. Commanded 1 Squadron from 4-41, DFC 30-5-41. Commanded 232 Squadron in Far East. Bar to DFC 27-3-42. Commanded 77 (RAAF) Squadron in Australia. Wing Leader seeing action in North West Europe. DSO 1-12-44, bar 12-2-46 effective from 15-4-45.

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

 

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