Roger Joyce Bushell

Roger Joyce Bushell

World War II

Squadron Leader Roger Joyce Bushell RAF (30 August 1910 – 29 March 1944) was an Auxiliary Air Force pilot who organised and led an escape from Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp. He was a victim of the Stalag Luft III murders. The escape was used as the basis for the film The Great Escape. The character played by Richard Attenborough, Roger Bartlett, is modelled on Roger Bushell.

World War II (1939 - 1945)
Served For

United Kingdom

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Conflict Period

World War II

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Branch

Royal Air Force

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Rank

Squadron Leader

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