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Wing Commander Jack Rose


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Jack Rose joined the RAF in 1938. Flying Hurricanes with No.32 Squadron during the Battle for France, he shot down three enemy aircraft. During the Battle of Britain he flew with both No.32 and No.3 Squadrons. On 25th August 1940, he was himself shot down over the Channel, but managed to bale out without injury.

In 1942, Jack Rose was awarded the DFC. From November 1944, he commanded No.113 Squadron in Burma.