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Geoffrey George Jeary

Geoffrey George Jeary

Date of Birth

12 February, 1913

College

Borough Road College

Job(s)

Teacher, Maidenhall JB, Luton

Service number

126109

WW2 rank

Pilot Officer

218 (Gold Coast) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Theatre of war

Europe

Date of death

02 July, 1942

Location of death

The Netherlands

Buried/memorial

Runnymede Memorial

Biography

Pilot Officer Geoffrey George Jeary was a student at Borough Road College from 1933 to 1935. On the 3rd of July 1942, Pilot Officer Jeary’s Short Stirling Mk1 transmitted an SOS at 00:28. The Pilot Officer and his crew of six were never found, but are believed to have been shot down by a German plane 50kn west of Amsterdam. Pilot Officer Jeary is remembered at Runnymede Memorial.

Sources

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

aviation-safety.net

Borough Road College 1933 Registry