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JOHN B. BARCLAY
John Bell Barclay – age 21 – Sergeant/Pilot (748707) 50 Squadron, Bomber Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
John's Hampden bomber took off from a forward base at RAF St. Eval in Cornwall to drop mines in the Girond Estuary but crashed near Pointe de la Chambrette, Aquitaine. (Source aircrewremembered.com)
Born 1920 in Strathaven, Avondale, Lanarkshire. (Source: SNWM and GroS – Birth Register)
Son of Peter and Mary Ann Barclay of 27 Barnton Street, Carntyne, Glasgow E2.
(Source: CWGC and Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour)
Killed in Action on 15 February 1941.
Commonwealth War Grave – Le Verdon-sur-mer Communal Cemetery, Gironde France.