The Brydons

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Flt. Sgt. John Albert Garbutt

Male 1924 - 1944  (19 years)


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  • Name John Albert Garbutt 
    Prefix Flt. Sgt. 
    Born 13 Aug 1924 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1944  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Villers-Saint-Genest, Oise, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5465  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2014 

    Father Norman Allen Garbutt,   b. 30 Aug 1895, Chinguacousy Twp., Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1987  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Lillian Alberta Jennings,   b. 27 Mar 1901, Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1982, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1922  Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He was a carpenter at the time.
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jul 1944 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Villers-Saint-Genest, Oise, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Garbutt - Jennings
    Garbutt - Jennings
    Norman and Lillian and their son Jack

    photo by Tom Brydon

    Jack is buried in the Villers St. Genest Communal Cemetery
    Garbutt
    Garbutt
    Jack Garbutt, R.C.A.F.
    John Albert Garbutt
    John Albert Garbutt
    courtesy Dariel Baldock

    Histories
    Basketball team
    Basketball team
    Jack Garbutt and Ted Brydon
    also I think its Ken Jackson holding the ball

    photo courtesy Linda Garbutt
    Sunday school class
    Sunday school class
    Jack Garbutt, front right
    Ted Brydon, front left

    photo courtesy Linda Garbutt

  • Notes 
    • Headstone photo can be found here: http://www.ww1cemeteries.com/ww2_cemeteries/villers_st_genest_cc.htm

      from their site...

      Flight Details:
      Base: R.A.F. Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire
      Unit: 619 Sqdn. Bomber Command
      Aircraft: Lancaster Mk III, serial LM640
      Target: Revigny, France
      Incident: the aircraft crashed at Villers-St. Genest. The above named were killed. The bodies of Flying Officers A. G. Brittain and R. Logan were not found. The former is commemorated in Adelaide River War Cemetery, Northern Territory, Australia and the latter on the Runnymede Memorial

      The squadron was formed in 1943 and disbanded in July 1945. During that time 95 aircraft were lost.