Peter Carbutt, G2AFV, 8 April 2015

| May 28, 2015

It has been brought to our attention via a report in the Barnsley Chronicle that Peter Carbutt, G2AFV passed away at the age of 92 on 8 April 2015.

Peter was a Spitfire pilot in the Second World War, ultimately being shot down by tank fire. He crash-landed on Allied territory, breaking his back in the process, but after a long time in a plaster cast he made a full recovery.

After the war he became a teacher and his career included 20 years in Singapore.

Among his many amateur radio activities, Peter served as a Net Controller on the RAFARS daily net.

Peter leaves sons David and Michel, and a daughter, Leslie.

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