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John William Charlton MOFFAT

John William Charlton MOFFAT

Male 1919 - 2016  (97 years)

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  • Name John William Charlton MOFFAT 
    Gender Male 
    Born 22 June 1919  Swinton, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • M164, GRO-Edinburgh 1, 33
    Residence 2000  Fraochan, Haughend, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PH8 0HY
    Died 11 December 2016 
    Person ID I16453  Clan Moffat UK
    Last Modified 5 June 2017 

    Father Peter MOFFAT,   b. 26 October 1890, Branxholm Park, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 June 1968, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane CARNAFFIN,   b. December 1892, Stamfordham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 April 1973, Muir of Ord, Inverness-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F3918  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Margaret Rutherford Murray COCHRANE,   b. 18 November 1919, Woodend, Shilford, Neilston, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2001, Watford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 June 1944  Midhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Midhurst June 1944 2b 1011
    Family ID F3920  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Moffat at 'The Gathering' at Holyrood Palace in 2009
    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.

  • Notes 
    • 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.



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