Personnel Index - Detail

Name
GILLAN
First Names
John Woodburn
Rank
Wing Commander
Service
RAF
Service Number
26010
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted 12/40

 

Awarded the AFC, DFC and DFC & bar.

Flew 9 Hampden operations with 49Sqn.

Wing Commander Gillan was shot down on the 29th August 1941 flying Spitfire (W3715) during a Blenheim escort to Hazebrouck and is buried in the Dunkirk Town Cemetery.