Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER (photo added)

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Rank Pilot Officer
Forenames ERNEST GEORGE
Surname BOUCHER (photo added)
Initials E G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Saturday, 05 August 1944
Age 21
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 174408
Force Royal Air Force
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Air Force
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 174 (Royal Air Force) Squadron
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration CALIGNY (LA CHAPELLE NOTRE DAME DU CHENE) ISOLATED GRAVE
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF CYRIL BENJAMIN AND MARGARET ANNIE BOUCHER, OF KINVER, STAFFORDSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER was flying a Hawker Typhoon 1b, JP500'V' on the 5th August 1944, when he was hit by anti-aircraft fire (ack-ack, flak). He bailed out north-east of Conde but died of wounds or injuries.1

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER, undated.2

 

 

Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER, undated.

 

 

References
1. Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 3 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1944-1945 (incorporating Air Defence Great Britin and 2nd Tactical Air Force). p.77. Published by Midland Publishing. 2000. By Norman L R Franks.
2. Photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Jean Marc Simon via his blog on Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Jean Marc Simon
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Jean Marc Simon via his blog on Pilot Officer ERNEST GEORGE BOUCHER Carl Shilleto, and Royal Air Force Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 3 Operational Losses: Aircraft and Crews 1944-1945 (incorporating Air Defence Great Britin and 2nd Tactical Air Force). p.77. Published by Midland Publishing. 2000.  by Norman L R Franks. 

 

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