François Robert (RAF n° 163775)
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(André Bar Collection)

Born at Hyon, 25 August 1920. Was enlisted in the Belgian Armed Forces in Canada and send to the Centre d'Instruction Militaire Belge at Camp de la Joliette, 4 October 1941. Send to the Depot of the Aéronautique Militaire on 20 February 1942,joined the RAF/Depot at Regent's Park, 10 June 1942. Further training saw him joining: 17 ITW (04/07/1942), 6 EFTS (30/04/1943), 2 ACDC (28/05/1943), PDC-Ottawa (24/06/1943, 31 EFTS (12/07/1943), 34 SFTS (06/09/1943), 31 PDC (28/01/1944), 5 PAFU (06/04/1944), 53 OTU (03/10/1944). Posted to 83 GSU on 19 December 1944. Transferred to 350 Sqn on 5 February 1945 where he stayed till the end of the hostilities. Joined the Belgian Navy after the War. He passed away at Ostend on 31st August, 2012

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