Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. G V Hoyle

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George Vincent Hoyle joined the RAFVR about June 1939 as an Airman u/t Pilot. Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training at 10 FTS Tern Hill and arrived at 6 OTU Sutton Bridge on 17th August 1940.

After converting to Hurricanes he went to 232 Squadron at Castletown on 11th September.

Hoyle was killed on 21st May 1941 as a Flight Sergeant with 56 Squadron. His Hurricane IIa Z2587 was shot down by a Me109 on a sweep over France.

He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, panel 36.

 

 

 

Above image courtesy of Dean Sumner

 

 

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