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Burge, George Richard DFC (US) (Captain)

Killed in Flying Accident 1979-February-18

Birth Date: 1941-May-28 (age 37)

Born: Fredericton, New Brunswick

Son of William George Burge of Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Husband of Geraldine Lorraine (nee Zinn) Burge and father of Lorel Rae and Vanessa Lee Burge of Marston Mills, Massachusetts, United States o

Home: Fredericton, New Brunswick

Enlistment: Saint John, New Brunswick

Enlistment Date: 1959-05-12

Decorations: DFC (US)

Service
RCAF
Unit

Base
USCG Air Station Cape Cod (Exchange)
Rank
Captain
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Pilot
Service Numbers
106850597
Aircraft lost power and crashed into the sea during a rescue. Book of Remembrance has him listed as Army - he was Air Force.

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Home
Google MapFredericton, New Brunswick
Burial
Google MapGarry Memorial Cemetery
Memorial 7357787

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