Danish WW2 Pilots

John Norgaard

(1909 - 1944)

John Nrgaard is one of the Danes who volunteers for the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is killed in the spring of 1944.

John Norgaard is born as Johannes Nørgaard in Brøndslev, Gauerslund, Denmark. He is the son of Hans and Helga Nørgaard. [1]

During the Second World War he volunteers for the Royal Canadian Air Force. He is attached to 77 Squadron, RAF, as Pilot Officer (Air Gunner). [2]

John Nørgaard is killed in action on 15 March 1944 at the age of 35. On this particular night the 77 Squadron is part of a force attacking railway yards at Amiens. [3]

He is commemorated at the St. Pierre Cemetery in Amiens, France. [4]

Sources:

  1. Parish record, Gauerslund
  2. www.cwgc.org
  3. www.cwgc.org, www.raf.mod.dk
  4. www.cwgc.org