Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/11/2012

Shot down today… a most novel experience: What Battle of Britain hero wrote in extraordinary diary

George Barclay wrote it despite MoD’s security ban on such journals
He joined RAF aged 20 and survived being shot down THREE times
Airman escaped occupied France by turning his uniform inside out
Killed in action, aged 22, commanding Hurricane squadron at El Alamein
His family unaware of diary, which has now been published, until recently

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