Livijns Georges G.J. (RAF n°132421 )
Knight Cross in the Order of Leopold with Palm, Belgian Croix de Guerre with Palm, ...
(André Bar Collection)

Georges Livijns was born at Anzin (France) on January 15th, 1920. At the outbreak of War, Livijns was a pupil at the Flying School of the Aé Mil. After being transferred to France and Morocco, he escaped to Great Britain where he arrived on 5 August 1940. Enlisted to the RAFVR on 14 August 1940, Georges was sent to Training Command: EFTS (2 November 1940), SFTS (15 February 1941), OTU (1 June 1941) achieving his formation. After being posted to 234 Sqn (17 July 1941) he went to 350 Sqn where he arrived on 18 November 1941. On the 1st June 1942, the Sqn performed a "Target Cover" for Bomber-Hurricanes to Bruges. The  Sqn encountered a big formation of FW-190. During the melee, Livijns flying as Blue 4 (Spitfire Mk V - BL822) was shot down near Ostend, MIA.

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