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COCKBURN, George Bertram (1872-1931) Fleet Air Arm

Diaspora. Several previous generations of the Cockburn family had lived at Inveresk near Edinburgh, including his father George Cockburn. Young George was born in Birkinhead and sent to be educated at Loretto school in Edinburgh, followed by New College, Oxford. During a distinguished flying career he trained the first four British naval pilots.

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