Danish WW2 Pilots

Kpl Karl Verner Jørgensen

(1923 - n.a.)

Karl Verner Jørgensen is in service in the Royal Norwegian Air Force during the Second World War.

Karl Verner Jørgensen is born on 13 February 1923 in Store Lindet, near Nakskov. He is the son of Sigvald Johannes and Sigrid Sofie Jørgensen (née Olsen) [1]

On 21 May 1941 he arrives in New York from Indonesia via Cristobal, Canal Zone, on-board the SS Silvaplana. He is signed on this ship as galley boy and his experience at sea is stated as three years. He is discharged in New York. [2]

At some point he volunteers for the Royal Norwegian Air Force in camp "Little Norway". According to Ancker (2001) he has administrative duties and holds the rank of Corporal. He enters the U.S. from Canada on his way to Denmark on the 24 August 1945. The record states his profession as mechanic. [3]

Karl Verner Jørgensen is married in Canada during the war and returns to Canada in 1946. [4]

Sources:

  1. Birket parish record
  2. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
  3. Ancker, 2001, Omholt-Jensen, 1986
  4. Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956