John Russell Collins

Mike Collins was just a toddler when his father Royal Air Force Squadron Leader John 'Jack' Russell Collins was dive-bombing enemy targets in his Hawker Typhoon over France. He discovered more about Jack's story after conducting his own research, which he later turned into a book entitled 'Discovering My Father'. Here he shares the story.

FALLEN HEROES

  • JOHN RUSSELL COLLINS

    Royal Air Force • SQUADRON LEADER

    Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    245 (Northern Rhodesia) Squadron, Royal Air Force

    DIED 11 August 1944

    AGE 31

    SERVICE NO. 124617

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