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Flying Officer George Ernest GOODMAN (42598) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Lost in aircraft Hurricane I Z4507 AIR81/6923
Death of Death 1941-06-14 .
Served in 73 Sqdn
Burial/Commemoration Details : 10. C. 21. at Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac, Libya
More Details: SON OF SIDNEY CHARLES AND BIDA GOODMAN, OF LAGOS, NIGERIA.
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National Archives AIR81
|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/6923||Flying Officer G E Goodman: killed; shot down, aerial combat near Gazala, Libya, Hurricane Z4507, 73 Squadron, 14 June 1941.||C16756220|
London Gazette Mentions
|Number||Name /Text ||London Gazette Details|
|42598||George Ernest GOODMAN D F C||London Gazette issue : 35145 , Dated 1941-04-25 , Download #35145 |
|42598||George Ernest GOODMAN||London Gazette issue : 34954 , Dated 1940-09-27 , Download #34954 |
|42598||George Ernest GOODMAN||London Gazette issue : 34687 , Dated 1939-09-19 , Download #34687 |
|42598||George Ernest GOODMAN||London Gazette issue : 34814 , Dated 1940-03-19 , Download #34814 |
Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash ||1941-01-01 14 Jun 41 ||Aircraft Name ||Hurricane I ||Serial Number ||Z4507 |
|Unit ||73 Sqdn ||Operating Airfield || ||Country ||Libya|
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Henk Welting's Database|
Other Aircrew lost in Hurricane I Z4507
|Palestinian (Israeli) Pilots||Steve,
There have been more:
George Ernest Goodman, born in Haifa, pilot in Battle of Britain and Western Desert; later President of Israel Ezer Weizman, born in Tel Aviv, was in the RAF in India.
Obituary of Weizman on http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article385281.ece
speaks of a score of recruits from Palestine who earned their RAF wings....
Leendert ....Read More.||Leendert on 7th June 2008 08:47:22|