Recalling Desmond MacDonald Bourne: 1932 – 2011 (Family Tree #2)

Desmond named his only son for his older brother, who flew a Spitfire in WW2 and was eventually caught and placed in Colditz, he survived the German camps only to die in 1953 as an RAF Instructor off the coast of Denmark

Ian (the first, then he had a son, so Desmond’s child was thethirdIan) is seated and at extreme left in this picture – he was really 17 but lied to fly and fight in World War II

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  1. Hi Ian Sorry for your lossXXX A unique method of releasing the past and also tree #1. My dad went awol from merchant seamen and sneaked into usa…


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