Flight Lieutenant Michael O Leary D.F.C.

Flight Lieutenant Michael John Dunn O Leary, D.F.C. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was a U/T Pilot and died on 11th May 1944 and is buried in Fogo Churchyard. ( He is not on the Fogo War Memorial ). He was a pupil pilot aboard a Bristol Beaufighter with a fellow pupil and 2 Instructors when the plane suffered starboard engine failure on take off from R.A.F. Charterhall and crashed south of Gordon, Berwickshire. All aboard were killed.

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