Paul Farnes

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Paul Caswell Powe Farnes, DFM, AE (16 July 1918 – 28 January 2020) was a Royal Air Force fighter pilot. He was born in Hampshire, England. He was a Second World War flying ace who flew during the Battle of Britain as one of "The Few", during which he scored 8 kills (comprising 7 and 2 shared destroyed, 2 'probables' and 11 damaged).[1][2]

Farnes died on 28 January 2020 in Hampshire at the age of 101.[3]

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  1. 'Aces High' Shores & Williams, 1994, page 257
  2. Harding, Thomas (24 August 2006). "It's baloney, say RAF aces". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 28 December 2010.
  3. Paul Farnes, last Battle of Britain ace, dies aged 101

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