Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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Obituaries published in The Times of London and elsewhere

Major Sir David (Zibda) Butter KCVO, MC 18 March 1920 - 29 May 2010
Decorated for gallantry in defensive actions in Western Desert in 1942

Maj General Peter Bradley CB, CBE, DSO 12 December 1912 - 4 June 2010
One of only 10 Royal Signals officers to win DSO, with 6th Airborne Division crossing the Rhine

Flying Officer Jack Harrison 18 December 1912 - 4 June 2010
Wartime bomber pilot who was part of the "Great Escape" from Stalag Luft III (98th on list)

Admiral Sir Peter White GBE 25 January 1919 - 22 May 2010
Yangtze, Norwegian campaign, Dunkirk, Russian convoys, present during Japanese surrender who was Chief of Fleet Support 1974-77

Sqdn Ldr Tommy Broom DFC and two bars 22 January 1914 - 18 May 2010
Navigator with elite 8 Group Pathfinders and low level precision attack specialist

Flt Lt Russell Leith AM, DFC 5 May 1922 - 22 March 2010
Australian Spitfire pilot born in Fiji who flew 286 sorties and was hidden by French resistance after being shot down but returned to dive bomb V2 sites

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