The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. G W Rogers
George Wade Rogers of Falmouth, Cornwall was born on 20th August 1916.
He joined the RAFVR in June 1938 as an Airman u/t Pilot, at the time he was working as a school teacher in Bristol.
Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training and joined 234 Squadron at St.Eval in mid-September 1940.
On 16th January 1941 he engaged a Ju88 off Plymouth in Spitfire II X4428 but was shot down into the sea.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 51.
Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner