Born: 1st June 1912, Ipswich.

Died: 30th April 1942; age: 29.

Residence: ‘The Expanse’ Bridlington, Yorkshire.

Employed at Phoenix Insurance Company. Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute

Rank: Sergeant/Pilot; Service Number: 1378967.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 1st Section Aircraft Delivery Unit.


Grave Reference:


Heliopolis War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of  Arthur William & Minnie Whitman; husband of Muriel Florence Whitman, of Bridlington, Yorkshire.


Father: Arthur William Whitman, born 1885, Ipswich.

Mother: Minnie Whitman (nee Norton), born 1884, Ipswich.


In 1939, Buckrose, Yorkshire of East Riding, George married Muriel Florence Railton, born June 1912, Hull, Yorkshire.

They had 1 son.


Probate to Muriel Florence Whitman.


 30th April 1942


Aircraft: Wellington. The aircraft crashed on take off when attempting to avoid a lorry of troops crossing the runway. News of his death reached his family on the day his son was born.

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