Percival Curtis Burdeu born April 13 1913. Joined the Air Force in 1934 and spent the rest of his career in the Air Force. Was Wing Commander of the 35th Catalina Squadron during wold war 2 which was famous for laying mines at the mouth of Manila Bay. The family had a great tradition of joining the Australian defence forces Perce’s uncle Clive Burdeu was killed at Gallipoli in early May in 1915.