" Jackie " "Johnny"  Morel Mathieu J. J. F. (RAF n° 1424812)
Belgian Croix de Guerre 1940, ...
(André Bar Collection)
Born on 23 February 1922 at Beveren-Waas. Evaded from Belgium beginning 1941. Arrested in Spain and emprisoned at Miranda. Arrived in UK in September 1941. Engaged into Belgian forces on 20 October 1941. Send to the Depot of Aéronautique Militaire on 22 January 1942. Enlisted into Belgian Section of the RAF, 12 February 1942. Send for training to: 17 ITW (15 March 1942), 6 EFTS (17 June 1942), 2 ACDC (19 July 1942), 31 EFTS (26 September 1942), 34 SFTS (1 January 1943), PDC - Ottawa as Sergeant (16 April 1943), 7 PDC (24 May 1943), 5 PAFU (15 June 1943) and conversion on Spitfire at 53 OTU (26 October 1943). Sgt Morel posted into 350 Sqn as Flight Sergeant on 15 January 1944. Commisioned P/O on 30 July 1944. Died in a landing accident on 11 November 1944.
 
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