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Belgian Wartime pilot Gustave Rens has passed away.

Colonel Gustave Joseph Albert Rens, one of the few remaining Belgian World War II pilots has passed away on Monday 6 May 2013.
Born at Aarschot on January 8th, 1917, Rens was taken prisoner during World War II but managed to escape in 1942. Arriving in England he joined the Royal Air Force were he trained to become a fighter-bomber pilot, ultimately joining an RAF Tempest V Squadron of 2nd TAF. After his military career Rens became president of the High Commission for War Invalids, Veteran Combatants and War victims. Rens reached the age of 96 years.