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Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)

Ace with 11.00 Victories


The signature of Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)

Westlake was a student at the DeHavilland Aeronautical Technical School when he joined the RAFVR in September 1937. , George Westlake joined 43 Squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. On 29th September he moved to 213 Squadron at Tangmere, and on 15th November shot down an Me109. In May of the following year the squadron flew their Hurricanes off HMS Furious to Malta bound for Egypt and was briefly attached to 80 Squadron during the Syrian campaign, where he had some further success. Returning to 213 Squadron he took temporary command in October 1942. In 1944 he led 239 Wing in Italy. when he was posted to 211 Group, later moving to 212 Group. He was involved with planning the invasion of Sicily and Italy and in early 1945 he was appointed Wing Leader of 239 Wing, awarded the DSO (22.6.45) .He finished the war with eleven victories. He died 18th January 2006.


Awarded the Distinguished Service OrderAwarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished
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Distinguished
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Items Signed by Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)

 P/O J E Marshall baling out of his stricken 79 Sqn Hurricane on 30th August 1940. ......
A Hasty Exit by Ivan Berryman. (B)
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P/O J E Marshall baling out of his stricken 79 Sqn Hurricane on 30th August 1940. ......

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 High over London, Hurricanes of 85 Squadron engage Me109s in an intense dogfight during the heavy fighting of August 1940. ......
Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
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High over London, Hurricanes of 85 Squadron engage Me109s in an intense dogfight during the heavy fighting of August 1940. ......

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High over London, Hurricanes of 85 Squadron engage Me109s in an intense dogfight during the heavy fighting of August 1940. ......
Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson. (B)
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High over London, Hurricanes of 85 Squadron engage Me109s in an intense dogfight during the heavy fighting of August 1940. ......

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High over London, Hurricanes of 85 Squadron engage Me109s in an intense dogfight during the heavy fighting of August 1940. ......
Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson. (Y)
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A Battle of Britain Spitfire from 610 Squadron takes on a Me109 from I./JG3 in a head-on attack high over the south coast port of Dover, in the late morning of 10 July 1940. ......
The Battle for Britain by Robert Taylor (C)
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A Battle of Britain Spitfire from 610 Squadron takes on a Me109 from I./JG3 in a head-on attack high over the south coast port of Dover, in the late morning of 10 July 1940. ......

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Pack of 4 Hurricane and Typhoon prints by Gerald Coulson.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Merlins over Malta by Gerald Coulson.
Striking Back by Gerald Coulson.
Normandy Sunrise by Gerald Coulson.

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Hawker Hurricane Fighter Print Pack.
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Merlin Roar by Anthony Saunders. (I)
Hurricane Patrol by Graeme Lothian. (C)
Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Merlins over Malta by Gerald Coulson.
Hurricane Mk.IIC by Ivan Berryman. (F)

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Pilot Signed Battle of Britain Hurricane Prints.
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Moonlight Hunter by Gerald Coulson.
Hurricanes Over the Needles by Graeme Lothian (B)
Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Hurricane Patrol by Graeme Lothian. (D)
Hurricane Mk.IIC by Ivan Berryman. (F)

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WW2 Hawker Hurricane Aircraft Prints.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Can Openers by David Pentland. (D)
Moonlight Hunter by Gerald Coulson.
Night Reaper, 4th May 1942 by David Pentland. (E)

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WW2 Battle of Britain Hawker Hurricane Aviation Prints.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Return From Combat by Simon Smith.
Moonlight Hunter by Gerald Coulson.
High Patrol by Ivan Berryman.
Hurricane Mk.IIC by Ivan Berryman.

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Pilot Signed Battle of Britain Hurricane Aircraft Prints.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Close Combat by Ivan Berryman.
Moonlight Hunter by Gerald Coulson.
Hurricane Mk.IIC by Ivan Berryman.
High Patrol by Ivan Berryman.

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Pack 861. Two Hurricane Aircraft prints by Gerald Coulson.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Merlins over Malta by Gerald Coulson.

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Battle of Britain Classic RAF Fighter Prints.
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Defence of the Capital by Gerald Coulson.
Spitfire Tally-Ho by Geoff Lea.

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Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)

Squadrons for : Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)
A list of all squadrons known to have been served with by Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased). A profile page is available by clicking the squadron name.
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239 Wing

Country : UK

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239 Wing

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No.213 Sqn RAF

Country : UK
Founded : 15th January 1918
Fate : Disbanded 31st December 1969

Irritatus lacessit crabro - The hornet attacks when roused

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No.213 Sqn RAF

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No.43 Sqn RAF

Country : UK
Founded : 15th April 1916

Gloria finis - Glory is the end

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No.43 Sqn RAF

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Aircraft for : Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased)
A list of all aircraft associated with Group Captain George H Westlake DSO DFC (deceased). A profile page including a list of all art prints for the aircraft is available by clicking the aircraft name.
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Hurricane



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Manufacturer : Hawker
Production Began : 1936
Number Built : 14533

Hurricane

Royal Air Force Fighter, the Hawker Hurricane had a top speed of 320mph, at 18,200 feet and 340mph at 17,500, ceiling of 34,200 and a range of 935 miles. The Hurricane was armed with eight fixed wing mounted .303 browning machine guns in the Mark I and twelve .303 browning's in the MKIIB in the Hurricane MKIIC it had four 20mm cannon. All time classic fighter the Hurricane was designed in 1933-1934, the first prototype flew in June 1936 and a contract for 600 for the Royal Air Force was placed. The first production model flew ion the 12th October 1937 and 111 squadron of the Royal Air Force received the first Hurricanes in January 1938. By the outbreak of World war two the Royal Air Force had 18 operational squadrons of Hurricanes. During the Battle of Britain a total of 1715 Hurricanes took part, (which was more than the rest of the aircraft of the Royal air force put together) and almost 75% of the Victories during the Battle of Britain went to hurricane pilots. The Hawker Hurricane was used in all theatres during World war two, and in many roles. in total 14,533 Hurricanes were built.

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