George Beurling, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Beurling


Date of Birth: 06-Dec-1921

Place of Birth: Verdun, Quebec, Canada

Date of Death: 20-May-1948

Profession: military personnel, aircraft pilot

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About George Beurling

  • George Frederick "Buzz" Beurling, (6 December 1921 – 20 May 1948) was the most successful Canadian fighter pilot of the Second World War. Beurling was recognised as "Canada's most famous hero of Second World War", as "The Falcon of Malta" and the "Knight of Malta", having been credited with shooting down 27 Axis aircraft in just 14 days over the besieged Mediterranean island.
  • Before the war ended his official total climbed to either 31 or 31?1/3.
  • Beurling's wartime service was terminated prior to war's end.
  • In an attempt to continue combat flying in the postwar era, Beurling lost his life in a crash while attempting to deliver an aircraft to Israel.

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