The Men

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DORVILLE, GEORGE KENNETH

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Flight Sergeant
Pilot
1398078
21/09/1944 
20
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 233 Sqdn.
I. D. 11.
In proud and loving memory. our dearly beloved only son. deeply missed.
mum and dad

Additional Information:
Son of George Joseph Dorville, and of Violet Beatrice Dorville, of Thornton Heath, Surrey.

George was a crew member of the RAF Dakota KG399 (c/n 12434) of the 233 Sqn. This crashed on September 21, 1944 in Arendonk, Belgium. The plane was shot down by an Fw 190. The other crew member who died in this crash was pilot Michael Tony Ades, who is also burried at the Valkenswaard War Cemetery. Ades and Dorville were both buried at Voorheid initially.

Original gravesite at Voorheide.