A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Reginald (Rex) Tyrrell George -


Reginald (Rex) Tyrrell George, son of Reginald Harry and Margaret George of Newport.

Flying Officer 40296 Reginald Tyrrell George, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

CWGC record ...

Further information

Name appears on the Newport War Memorial as T George

Flying Officer George served with 64 Squadron Royal Air Force flying Supermarine Spitfire aircraft. He was shot down while flying Spitfire Mk.I K9832 by a Messerchmidt Bf109 over the Channel, in an action which saw two other 64 Sqn pilots lost, including the Commanding Officer, while another pilot, Sgt Flynn, shot down the first Me109 claimed by 64 Sqn.

Information provided by John Bloodworth


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