FAIRWETHER – Gilbert Walter (Dick)

128618 – Flying Officer – 83 Sqn – DFC – KIA at age 22 on 22 June 1944 (see details on website 207 sqn)

Buried at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Coll. grave 7. B. 8-13.

Son of Maj. Donald Norman Albert Fairweather, M.B.E., and Ethel Louise Fairweather, of Belize (former British Honduras).

[Source: CG, CWGC]

128618 – F/O Fairweather G.W. (DFC) Missing – G.D. Branch (Obs) – attested 16.941 – commissioned 1.9.42

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876 - Nominal Roll of Coloured Candidates, October 1944]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flying Officer Gilbert Walter (Dick) Fairweather DFC Navigator Pathfinder and Flight Sergeant Roy Farr – Roy Farr also was killed in action.
[Photo courtesy Nadia Catouse]


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Source: Unknown pulication, courtesy Nadia Cattouse via Audrey Dewjee]

 

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