Goodman, George Ernest

Date of birth:
October 8th, 1920 (Haifa, British Military administered Palestine)
Date of death:
June 14th, 1941 (Gazala airfield, Western Desert)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Cemetery Knightsbridge
Plot: 10. Row: C. Grave: 21.
Service number:
42598
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Unit:
No. 1 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
November 26th, 1940
Action:
"This officer has performed outstanding work in all his engagements against the enemy. In October, 1940, he assisted in the destruction of an enemy bomber which was attacking an aerodrome in the failing light at dusk. His courage and resourcefulness have enabled him to destroy at least six enemy aircraft."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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