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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. G S M MacLeod


George Sutherland Murray MacLeod of Dornoch, Sutherland was born in 1923 at Embo Farm, the son of Donald and May MacLeod.

He joined the RAF as a Boy Entrant in February 1939.

He later volunteered for flying duties and after completing his training he joined 235 Squadron in September 1940 as a WOp/Air Gunner.

MacLeod was killed on 23rd March 1941, still with 235 Squadron, aged 18.

Blenheim IV L9404 LA-A was shot down by a Me109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.

The pilot, Sgt. CR Evans, and Sgt. EH Harvey were also lost.

MacLeod is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 47.



Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner.


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