Wing Cdr Hugh Gordon Malcolm VC

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Reference WMO265389

Address:

St Nicholas' Church

Church Road

Worth

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Materials:
  • Glass Glass
  • Paper Paper
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Paper sheet in a wooden glazed frame with an inner surround of cream card. The page has a coloured crest at the top and is typed. In the north wall of the nave.
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Hugh Gordon MALCOLM. VC // Rank - wing Commander 18 Squadron RAF / Born - Dundee 2 May 1917 / Died - 4 December 1942 Shot down over Tunisia / Grave - Beja War Cemetery. Tunisia / VC won over North Africa - 17 November to 4 December / Citation (London Gazette 27 April 1943) - From / November to December 1942 in North Africa, Wing Commander Malcolm commanded a squadron of light / bombers. Throughout his service in that sector his skill and / daring were of the highest order. He led two attacks on / Bizerta airfield, pressing his attacks to effective conclusion / and on 4 December he led an attack on an enemy fighter / airfield near Chougui, Tinisia [sic]. On reaching the / target, however, and starting the attack, the squadron was / intercepted by an overwhelming force of enemy fighters. / One by one his bombers were shot down, until he himself / was shot down in flames, // For this deed he was awarded the V.C. //

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