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.
- See Vincents combat Report
- We were there – Vincent Bunting
- The hidden story of West Indian volunteers in WWII