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  • PAINTING, Geoffrey Arthur
  • 17 years
  • Sergeant
  • 1264156
  • Spitfire Vb, W3849
  • 30th September 1941
  • East of Alderney
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On Tuesday 30 September 1941 Britons youngest pilot Sergeant Geoffrey Arthur PAINTING, (Service number 1264156) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve was just 17 years old, when flying with 118 Squadron in a Supermarine Mk Vb Spitfire W3849. At the time he was engaging…... Read more
30
Sep
1941
BLAHA, Josef
  • BLAHA, Josef
  • 28 years
  • Czech
  • Flight Sergeant
  • 788010
  • Spitfire Vb, EP449
  • 15th January 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
15
Jan
1943
  • EDWARDS, Allen Grayson
  • 35 years
  • Australian
  • Flying Officer
  • 416166
  • Spitfire IV, BR660
  • 25th January 1943
  • South/East of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Allen Grayson Edwards was born on 24 August 1907 in Commercial-road , Unley Park, Adelaide, South Australia, originally named as  Alleyne and later changed to Allen, he was the son of Allen Crisp Edwards and Maud Sophia Lewis Edwards nee Grayson, of Hyde Park, South…... Read more
25
Jan
1943
  • NOVAK, Jaroslav
  • 27 years
  • Czech
  • Flying Officer
  • 117370
  • Spitfire Vb, EP539
  • 14th May 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
On 14 May 1943 an Allied air attack took place over St Peter Port. The raid named Roadstead 2 was laid on as an anti-shipping strike against reported E-Boats off St Peter Port harbour. The attack took place at 20:30 hours with 23 attacking Spitfires…... Read more
14
May
1943
LOCKE, Gerald Frank
  • LOCKE, Gerald Frank
  • 21 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Sergeant
  • 1334443
  • Spitfire Vc, EP539
  • 5th June 1943
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
05
Jun
1943
  • SIM, Robert James
  • 23 years
  • Flying Officer
  • 403995
  • Spitfire VI, BR319
  • 15th June 1943
  • North of Sark
  • Runnymede Memorial
    [Panel 198]
Robert James Sim was born on 28 June 1919 in Gisborne, New Zealand, the son of Peter Sim and Lilas Sim (née McAra). He attended Gisborne High School where he was outstanding in sport especially Rugby and cricket playing for the first XV and first…... Read more
15
Jun
1943
  • PERCY, Hugh Harold
  • 24 years
  • United Kingdom
  • Flight Lieutenant
  • 74688
  • Spitfire XIV, RB162
  • 22nd May 1944
  • South of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Hugh Harold Percy of Chwilog, Gwynedd, Caernarvonshire was born on 15 January 1920 in Midhurst, Kent the son of John Hugh Percy and Josephine Bell. Percy was educated at Bradfield College and St. John's College, Cambridge. He learned to fly with the University Air Squadron…... Read more
22
May
1944
  • ROBINSON, Kenneth Basil
  • 22 years
  • Irish
  • Flying Officer
  • 139816
  • Spitfire XII, MB881
  • 7th June 1944
  • North of Guernsey
  • Allied Aircrew Memorial, Guernsey
Kenneth Basil ‘Robbie’ ROBINSON, 1126985 / 139816, RAF Volunteer Reserve, was born in Killiney, Dublin, Eire, on 14 April 1922. He was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. He joined the RAFVR, in Belfast, on 27 June 1940. He was sent to Stratford-on-Avon…... Read more
07
Jun
1944
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