DAILY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY SQN LDR BOB COWPER

Bob Cowper.jpgSquadron Leader Bob Cowper DFC & Bar is thought to be the last surviving Royal Australian Air Force fighter ‘ace’.  He was credited with destroying at least six enemy aircraft flying initially from Malta as a Beaufighter pilot and later  flying Mosquitoes of 456 (RAAF) Squadron during the period of D-Day and the Normandy campaign that followed.  His various experiences entitled him to membership of three survivors ‘clubs’, the Late Arrivals, the Goldfish and the Caterpillar.

Illustration courtesy Barry Spicer

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