Hansez JosÚ (RAF n░1299901)
Knight in the Order of Leopold II with Palmes, Belgian Croix de Guerre with Palmes, ...
(Philippe Deman Collection)

Born on 13 May 1915 at Herstal. Pupil Pilot when War broke out. He passes into France with the Aviation School and evaded via Gibraltar to England where he arrived on 3 July 1940. Enlisted in the RAFVR and continued training. Posted in from 122 Sqn to 350 Sqn on 23 November 1941. On the 1st June 1942, the Squadron performed a "Target Cover" for Bomber-Hurricanes to Bruges. The  Squadron encountered a big formation of FW-190. During the melee, Sgt Hansez, flying as White 4 (Spitfire MK V - W3626) was shot down, KIA

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