Born at Courtrai, 28 October
1923. Escaped to Great Britain where he arrived on 21 May
1940. Was enroled in the Belgian Army at Tenby.
Volunteered to the RAFVR August 7th,1941.
Joined RAF Depot at Penarth. Transferred on 19
September 1941 to RAF Depot Viceroy Court, followed by 5 ITW
Torquay (05 October 1941), 6 EFTS Sywell (17 November
1941), 22 SFTS Cambridge (01 May 1942), RAF College Cranwell
(20 May 1942) and finally 58 OTU Grangemouth (29 September
1942). He was posted to 350 Sqn(23 December 1942). On 30 April
1944 at the departure for an escort mission, D. Scuvie
collided with G. De Jaegher and crashed into the sea and was
killed. De Jaegher successfully ditched in the sea off Isle of
Wight and was rescued by Air Sea Rescue. Injured in one of his
eyes, he was retired from operations for a long
period. After recovery, De Jaegher joined the sister
squadron, 349 (Belgian)
Squadron (November 1944 - May 1945). He died at Johannesburg
(South Africa) on 10 October 1967.
(source: Guy De