DAILEY TELEGRAPH – OBITUARY SQUADRON LEADER DENNIS BARRY

BarryDennis Barry was a Spitfire pilot who was the flight commander of No. 616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron and was amongst the first RAF pilots to convert to jet fighters when the squadron was free-eqiopped with the Meteor in June 1944.  He led the first detachment to Europe and flew ground attack sorties in the latter weeks of the war.  He rejoined the squadron after the war when the Auxiliary Air Force was reformed.

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