Roger Bushell

March 10, 2024

Quick Facts

Roger Bushell
Date Of Birth Aug 30, 1910(1910-08-30)
Age 114
Date Of Death March 29, 1944, Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
Country South Africa
Horoscope Leo

Roger Bushell Biography

Birthday Aug 30
Birth Year 1910
Place Of Birth Gauteng

Roger Bushell is one of the most popular and richest Pilot who was born on August 30, 1910 in South Africa, South Africa. As of June 1, 2023, Roger has a net worth approximately $5 Million. The film The Great Escape is based on the escape he organized and led. He is portrayed with the slightly different name of Roger Bushell in the film and was played by Richard Attenborough.

Royal Air Force Auxiliary pilot who led the escape from Stalag Luft III, a German prisoner of war camp, during World War II.

He organized more than one escape attempt while a prisoner of war in Germany.

He was born in Springs, Transvaal, South Africa and later moved to England where his allegiances lied in regards to military duty.

Roger Bushell Net Worth

Net Worth $5 Million
Source Of Income Pilot
House Living in own house.

Roger is one of the richest Pilot from South Africa. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Roger Bushell 's net worth $5 Million.

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Roger Bushell Girlfriend

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Facts & Trivia

Roger Ranked on the list of most popular Pilot. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in South Africa. Roger Bushell celebrates birthday on August 30 of every year.

Who were the 3 that escaped in The Great Escape?

In addition, the film depicts the three prisoners who escape to freedom as British, Polish, and Australian; in reality, they were Norwegian (Jens Müller and Per Bergsland) and Dutch (Bram van der Stok).

Who played Bushell in The Great Escape?

Fifty of the recaptured prisoners including Bushell, 33, were murdered on the orders of Hitler. Bushell was played by Richard Attenborough in the film The Great Escape but many felt it underplayed the power of his personality.

Was Roger Bushell a pilot or air gunner?

Roger Bushell was to command the Squadron, making him the first Royal Air Force Auxiliary officer to be put in command of a regular squadron. When he arrived on 15th he found there were no aircraft, no tools and only a handful of ground crew. Bushell quickly set to work as the pilots trickled in.

Where are The Great Escape prisoners buried?

Following their daring escape, most of the fugitives were captured by the Nazis, executed and their ashes were buried in the local cemetery at Sagan/Żagań , before being later moved to the military cemetery in Poznań where they can be found today.

Who did the motorcycle jump in The Great Escape?

Through his association with McQueen, Ekins began a career as a film stuntman. Ekins is best known as the actor who jumped the fence on a motorcycle in the 1963 film The Great Escape, and one of the stuntmen who drove the Ford Mustang 390 GT in the car chase scene in the 1968 film Bullitt.

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