Alastair C. McBride J85728

Unknown - Unknown

439 Squadron

Flying Officer Alastair McBride, from Kingston, Ontario, was part of 439 Squadron.

In a press release of January 23, 1943, he was quoted as saying, "Well, it was red hot bombing and I'll bet those Jerries got a shaking up," when he and other Typhoon pilots dive bombed a fortified factory east of Heinsburg, north of Aachen, in support of British troops January 22, 1943.

Refer to Typhoon and Tempest by Hugh Halliday, for more information.