name

Flying Officer/Bombardier John Francis ("Jack") Muir

name

Flying Officer/Bombardier John Francis ("Jack") Muir

born

1925-07-21

occupation

Student

religion

Presbyterian

death

1944-10-02

where died

Kinloss, Scotland 2

killed

Plane crashed just after take-off from RAF Station Kinloss, Scotland.

SERVICE RECORD

highest rank

Flying Officer/Bombardier

conflict

1939-1945

enlisted

Owen Sound ON

date

1943-01-13

STORIES & ARTIFACTS

notes

Flying Officer Muir was pulled from the wreckage by men from the base, but was so severely burned that he died from his injuries. The tail-gunner, though also burned, survived the accident.

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