Air Vice-Marshal Herbert James"Jimmy" KIRKPATRICK, , Royal Air Force.DFC,CBE,DBE

Male 1910 - 1977


Personal Information

  • Name  Air Vice-Marshal Herbert James"Jimmy" KIRKPATRICK, , Royal Air Force.DFC,CBE,DBE 
    Prefix  Air Vice-Marshal 
    Suffix  , Royal Air Force.DFC,CBE,DBE 
    Nickname  Jimmy 
    Born  30 Oct 1910 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Aug 1977 
    • Ref:England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
    Buried  Dean 2c Cemetery, Dean Village, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Air Vice-Marshal, served on Air Staff, Fighter Command (1939-40), Bomber Commd., (1941-45), and Transport Commd. (1946-48). Chief of Staff 2nd. Allied Tactical Air Force (1957-60) and AOC No.25 Group (1961-63).
    • (Research):Citation for the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross
      "Wg. Cdr. H. J. Kirkpatrick, 218 Sq.
      This officer has commanded the squadron for some time except for a few weeks due to an injury received while trying to save members of his squadron when an aircraft crashed and a bomb exploded. He had displayed great coolness, leadership and courage."
      (The Times - 23 December 1941)
      Ref:Grave inscription,St Mary's Church,Edinburgh,Scotland
    Person ID  I7245  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified  31 Dec 2018 

    Father  Major-General Charles KIRKPATRICK, ,of Pitlochry.CB CBE,Punjab Frontier Forces,   b. 18 May 1879, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1955 
    Mother  Elsie Isobel FASSON,   b. 31 Oct 1884, Burdwan, West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1970 
    Married  22 Apr 1909 
    Family ID  F2416  Group Sheet

    Family  Pamela Evelyn Darvill WATSON,   b. 5 Oct 1915,   d. 17 Dec 2006, Gretton Ct, Girton, Cambridge, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Aug 1937  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Last Modified  5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F2419  Group Sheet




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