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Maurice Mounsdon: One of final living Battle Of Britain pilots dies aged 101

One of the last remaining Battle of Britain pilots has died aged 101, Maurice Mounsdon'>Flight Lieutenant Maurice Mounsdon managed to parachute to safety after being shot down, despite never having used a parachute before.

Maurice Mounsdon famously managed to parachute to safety after being shot down and suffering severe burns - despite never having used a parachute before!

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We have been made aware of the sad passing of Maurice Mounsdon'>Flight Lieutenant Maurice Mounsdon, one of the last remaining Battle of Britain aircrew, “the Few”. ACM Mike Wigston, @ChiefofAirStaff  offered:

There are only 3 Battle Of Britain heroes left after the death of Maurice Mounsdon at 101. He had to parachute out of his plane and was taken to hospital where he met his wife, Mary. Life expectancy of pilots was just 4 weeks in 1940. Never forget the sacrifice #ForOurTomorrows 

One of the last surviving Battle of Britain pilots has died aged 101, Maurice Mounsdon'>Flight Lieutenant Maurice Mounsdon was one of 'The Few' who defended the country from the skies during the Second World War.

Now aged 100, Maurice Mounsdon is one of the last surviving members of The Few

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