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0 #10 Jack Wardell 2015-10-06 17:43
Some info on N7222 lost on 21st Dec 1940 over the English channel. Hudson N7222 was piloted by an Australian crew of Peter Johnstone Jenkins and Jack Cranwell Dale flying out of RAF Leuchars Sqd 224;
Full Crew:
F/O P J Jenkins MID 40713
P/O J C Dale 43284
Sgt R W Willis 552094
Sgt R. Braachi 550921

All are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
0 #9 Nick Lambrechtsen 2015-09-16 00:32
Hallo Fred
Any update of Pilot J J Breunig who crashed on 5 Oct 1944. How does one access your forums, esp. 11/574?
Have requested the accident report of his crash from
Regards, Nick
0 #8 Margaret Gilmour 2015-07-14 22:53
I saw an article on Flight Sargeant J S Shearing RAFVR Sqd 576, who took off from Elsham Wolds on the 23rd October, 1944. Do you have anymore info on this flight. I have a list of the flight crew and my father was also on the flight, Sgt William John Stockwell

Many thanks, Margaret Gilmour (nee Stockwell)
0 #7 Mary Harlow 2015-06-25 02:10
Sqdr 150 Pilot M. J. L. Blunt was my great uncle. He will always be in our hearts and minds, as our family representative in the war effort. While he had such a short life, his amazing efforts will never be forgotten. One by one, members of the family travel to Malcolm's grave in Ameland - and for generations, we retell the story of how much deeply you were loved, missed and appreciated.
0 #6 Jeffrey Norton 2015-04-20 05:48
Looking to find out as much information as I possible can about this?

My grandfathers younger brother Hartley Norton was a Lancaster Pilot killed during this battle on 3/10/1942.

Pilot Officer Hartley Graham Norton
Born 24/06/1921
Killed 03/10/1942 Age 21 (Germany Flying Battle / Bombing of Kassel)
Buried at Hannover War Cemetery
Based Dunholme Lodge ENGLAND during WWII
Piloted Lancaster III ED433 KM-V

Any further information that can be provided would be greatly appreciated.


Jeff Norton
Darwin NT Australia
0 #5 Rob Fadelle 2015-04-06 17:26

My name is Rob Fadelle. I live in the small town of Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.
In recent years, I have become the caretaker of a piece of my maternal grandmother's family history, that being her brother's pilot's log from his WW2 service in 156 Squadron which flew out of Alconbury Field, Huntingdonshire with Bomber Command. His name was P/O Reginald Woof and he was the pilot of Wellington III Z1622 on her last mission.
In conducting my research, I have found the names of his crewmates who passed away with him on his last flight, July 31, 1942. One of those men was named Alfred Maurice Illingworth.
I am attempting to find some photographs, most especially and hopefully, a photo of them standing with their aircraft as it seemed a very popular pose to assume in those days or a squadron group photo containing him. I hope you will be able to assist me in my quest.

Thank You.

Yours, Rob Fadelle
0 #4 Wallace DONALD 2015-04-04 15:43
Thank you for this item on my first cousin Walter Francis Burge (age 22) who was killed on the 18th Nov 1943. He was a member of the RAAF No. 413820 and lived in Mona Vale NSW with his new wife Gwenyth (nee Friend) and was attached to RCAF. He was survived by his parents Herbert and Frances of Belmore NSW and his older brothers Herbert and Jack. He had no issue. His wife never remarried and in her book "My Brother Donald (Friend)" declared her great love for Wally. Wally had been a student at Canterbury Boys High School NSW and became a commercial Artist. He was the loved nephew of William Wallace and Ambrozine Donald.
0 #3 Pat 2015-04-02 19:35
My Grandfather Sgt Robert Morris was on 31 July-1 August 1942 Op to Dusseldorf
Halifax W1100 TL-G
Took off 2345

He was one of two crew killed. I would be grateful for any further info or photos if available

Is it known where he crashed/is buried? Research can reveal a lot. I have done research on RAF wargraves in Holland in the past and willing to help.
Cheers, Pat from Holland
0 #2 linda roberts 2015-01-14 23:45
My uncle wasSgt. Donald Ressler 2nd inf .div us army 38regt. killed in action any info. would be greatly appreciated
0 #1 CAROL LAKE 2015-01-06 14:12
My Grandfather Sgt Robert Morris was on 31 July-1 August 1942 Op to Dusseldorf
Halifax W1100 TL-G
Took off 2345

He was one of two crew killed. I would be grateful for any further info or photos if available

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