Obituaries in the Times of London and elsewhere

 

Air Cdre David Strong CB, AFC

Downed Wellington bomber pilot at the heart of escape attempts in several camps inc Stalag Luft III ("Great Escape")

 

Gp Capt Billy Drake DSO, DFC and Bar 20 December 1917 - 28 August 2011

18 combat victories over France, Sierra leone, Western Desert, Sicily. Late an instructor on jets