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Bushell, Roger Joyce

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rank: Squadron Leader
status: kia
airforce: RAF    (no: 90120 )
born: 1910-08-30 Transvaal South Africa

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Squadron Leader Roger Joyce Bushell RAF (30 August 1910 – 29 March 1944) was an Auxiliary Air Force pilot who organised and led an escape from Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp. He was a victim of the Stalag Luft III murders. The escape was used as the basis for the film The Great Escape. The character played by Richard Attenborough, Roger Bartlett, is modelled on Roger Bushell.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Bushell

Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAF 92 1940-03-30
RAF 92 Squadron 1939-10-15

Aircraft:

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SerialNoteDate
N3194 GR-Z 1940-05-23
N3194 GR-Z 1940-05-23

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