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December 2008

Pilot Officer George Hutchinson 966 Squadron

He was granted a commission on 13th September 1940 as a Pilot Officer on probation having joined

up as an "erk". He was 864028 Hutchinson and now became P/O 85715 Hutchinson with Seniority

 granted 23 Aug 1940. Next 13 September 1941,he gets confirmation of his appointment and

 promoted to the war substantive rank of Flying Officer  with Seniority granted 23 Aug 1941.

He was present on the night of 13th September 1940 when his Squadron was the first squadron

to claim an enemy bomber by use of a Barrage Balloon cable. Click to see what happened that night.


His family have a silver cigarette case inscribed:

        "G.H. and P.A.
        from the Officers of
        966 Squadron R.A.F.
        26th July 1941"


His family is keen to hear from anyone who knew him.

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Pilot Officer George Hutchinson 966 Squadron