Dutch-born G.F. Jongbloed served with 322 Squadron during summer 1944, flying Spitfire XIVs. Early 1945 he flew Tempests as a flight commander in 222 Squadron. He shot down one of the last V1s in daylight on 28 February 1945.










Jongbloed's victories in Tempest


Date of Claim Type Claimed Aircraft Serial No. Location of Claim Unit
28 Feb 1945 V-1 (NV774)   222 Sqn
25 March 1945 Fw190 (NV972)  2 m NE Haselhume 222 Sqn


Jongbloed's previous victories 


 Date of Claim Type claimed Aircraft flown Location  Unit 
19 June 1944 1/2 V-1 Spitfire XIV 20 m N Hastings 322 Sqn
28 June 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV NW West Malling 322 Sqn
29 June 1944  V-1 Spitfire XIV Tenderden area 322 Sqn 
12 July 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV SE Cranbrook  322 Sqn
16 July 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV NW Ashford 322 Sqn
19 July 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV W Hastings 322 Sqn
19 July 1944 1/2 V-1 Spitfire XIV over sea 322 Sqn
22 July 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV N Hastings/Bexhill 322 Sqn
23 July 1944 V-1 Spitfire XIV nr Hawkinge 322 Sqn
21 Sept 1944 Fw190 (damaged) Spitfire IXB   322 Sqn



Ashley Lamb
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