Flying Officer Gordon Bigmore

Flying Officer Gordon William Bigmore, Royal Australian Air Force. He was killed in a flying accident on 18th October 1943 aged 21. He was the son of Harold and Olive Bigmore of Malvern, Victoria, Australia and is buried in Fogo Churchyard. 9 (His name is not on the Fogo War Memorial ). His Bristol Beaufighter crashed into a wood on high ground whilst preparing to land back at R.A.F. Charterhall. His navigator Flying Officer Hirst suffered serious injuries but survived.

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