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Middlebro' William George - Flying Officer - Pilot (1940)

posted 7 Mar 2013, 19:34 by Bill Bishop   [ updated 1 Nov 2016, 13:01 by Garry Alexander ]

Flying Officer Middlebro' (Service # C817) who was from 
Owen SoundOntario was k
illed 17 July 1940 at age 24.  He was the son of William S. Middlebro', K.C., and Pearl Irene Middlebro', of Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.  

He is commemorated on Page 16 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.  

Flying Officer Middlebro' and LAC Brock were on a low-flying tactical exercise with the First Canadian Army Division when their Lysander aircraft struck a tree and crashed near Forest Row, SurreyEngland.

F/O Middlebro' was a graduate of Canada’s Royal Military College in KingstonOntario (1934) and is remembered on their Memorial Arch.