George Desmond Hamilton

Flying Officer George Desmond Hamilton of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 14th August 1944 when Airspeed Oxford ED223 of 11 (P)AFU crashed on a training flight.

Flying Officer

George Desmond Hamilton

150802

Flying Officer George Desmond Hamilton of Belfast, Co. Antrim served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve at the time of his death in a training exercise on 14th August 1944.

Flying Officer George Desmond Hamilton (150802) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during World War Two. He was the son of George Hamilton and Florence Hamilton of Belfast, Co. Antrim, and husband of Patricia Marie Hamilton.

George died on 14th August 1944 aged 24 years old. He was the pilot of Airspeed Oxford ED223 with RAF No. 11 (Pilots )Advanced Flying Unit.

Remembering the crew of Oxford ED223

Last NameFirst Name(s)RankRoleInformation
HughesLeonardCadetAir Training Corps 997 Squadron.
VaughanArthur FrancisFlying OfficerRAFVR 129630.
HamiltonGeorge DesmondFlying OfficerRAFVR 150802.

George Desmond Hamilton’s grave is in Section B5, Grave 243 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. His headstone bears the inscription:

Killed on active service.