Vincent Bunting-WWII Fighter Pilot

Vincent Bunting
Vincent Bunting

Vincent Bunting was born in Panama in June 1918 and raised in Kingston, Jamaica.

He became a fighter pilot and joined No 611 Squadron in December 1942. After being promoted to Warrant Officer, Bunting served with No 132 Squadron flying Spitfires. In October 1944 he was transferred to No 154 Squadron. Whilst leaded a section of Mustang IVs from his squadron on he 27th March 1945, Bunting destroyed an enemy aircraft near Lubeck in Germany. In 1945 he was commissioned as a Pilot Officer, and in June he received his last flying post in the RAF joining no1 Squadron.

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3 thoughts on “Vincent Bunting-WWII Fighter Pilot

  • 29th April 2013 at 5:33 am

    While he was no relation, i found him while searching on line a few years ago . Was Vincent any relation to the present Bunting MP in Jamaica?

    • 9th June 2013 at 7:38 am

      Yes, he is related to the present Peter Bunting MP. I know this because one of his brothers is my mum’s father. I have never met him, but my mum tells me that he is a wonderful person. I am very proud of him.


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