1919 - 2016 (97 years)
||John William Charlton MOFFAT |
||22 June 1919
||Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland
- M164, GRO-Edinburgh 1, 33
||Fraochan, Haughend, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland
||11 December 2016
||Clan Moffat UK
||18 December 2016 |
||Peter MOFFAT, b. 26 October 1890, Branxholm Park, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland , d. 10 June 1968, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland (Age 77 years) |
||Mary Jane CARNAFFIN, b. December 1892, Stamfordham, Northumberland, England , d. 26 April 1973, Muir of Ord, Inverness-shire, Scotland (Age ~ 80 years) |
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||John Moffat at "The Gathering" at Holyrood Palace in 2009|
Lt Cdr John Moffat British Fleet Air Arm, with the book about his service during World War II, including firing the torpedo that crippled the German battleship Bismarck, allowing the Royal Navy to catch up to it and sink it.
- WW2 Fleet Air Arm pilot who fired the torpedo which sank the Bismarck. CMN Oct 2001 p17 "Perthshire Airman recalls historic attack on Bismarck" Graeme Giles (Perthshire Advertiser, 5.2001). Author with Mike Rossiter of "I Sank the Bismarck" Bantam Press 2009. "Celebrating a Hero's [90th] Birthday" CMN Oct 2009 p17, quoting Alan Richardson, The Courier Newspaper 24.6.2009. Portrait on Front Cover, CMN, Oct 2011.