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by georgetanksherman
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron
Replies: 9
Views: 4473

Re: Bristol Beaufighter, RCAF 404 Squadron

Greetings joshiecookie, Thank You so much for the heads up about your great Uncle (Anthony Sallis) and would always appreciate more info. I have always had an interest in WW II Aviation, I had read stories about American volunteers with the Flying Tigers in China and the R.A.F. Eagle Squadrons in En...
by georgetanksherman
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Trooper Frank W. Corson, B/61382, ???
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: Trooper Frank W. Corson, B/61382, ???

Thanks as always Temujin, given that the address for his wife at the time was in England, I guess he had met his wife Zena Patricia Corson, of Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. while they were both in England
by georgetanksherman
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Trooper Frank W. Corson, B/61382, ???
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Trooper Frank W. Corson, B/61382, ???

Was wondering if someone can shed a little bit more light on this Warrior. He married a "Hometown" gal from Fort Worth, and I would like to share his info with the #1 British Flying Training School Museum in Terrell, Texas CORSON, Trooper, FRANK W., B/61382, 5th (Armd.) Div. H.Q. Sqn., 6th Duke of C...
by georgetanksherman
Sat Oct 05, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flying Officer Richard Alanson Bendwig, U.S.A.
Replies: 8
Views: 8329

Re: F/O R.A. Bendwig, U.S.A. Update

Just wanted to update my findings on the above Warrior. Bristol Beaufort, DW834, October 25, 1942 Aircraft took off from an airfield on Malta on an Anti-Shipping mission in the Mediterranean Sea. Aircraft was attacking a cargo ship 18 miles Northwest of Tobruk, Libya. Aircraft was shot down into the...
by georgetanksherman
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: P/O Kenneth Roland Henry
Replies: 4
Views: 7688

Re: P/O Kenneth Roland Henry

Temujin and BSBSM, Thank You both for the info, I have been looking for the aircraft serial for some time, just could not find it, was about to give up, but thought I would give it one try and post it here, thank You both very much ! Apparently they called him Hank Henry at the squadron. Found a bit...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: P/O Kenneth Roland Henry
Replies: 4
Views: 7688

P/O Kenneth Roland Henry

Looking for Aircraft Serial number if available on P/O Kenneth Roland Henry. P/O Kenneth Roland Henry R.C.A.F., J/20677 Died September 30, 1943 Assigned to R.A.F. No. 354 Squadron, flying out of Cuttack, India Buried Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India From Iowa Falls, Iowa, U.S.A. P/O K. R. Henry d...
by georgetanksherman
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R.A.F. No. 109 Squadron, Did You Know ???
Replies: 1
Views: 5262

R.A.F. No. 109 Squadron, Did You Know ???

Just thought I would share this in someone was unaware jamming started back in WW II Wellington, Z8907, November 24, 1941 Aircraft took off from an unknown base on a mission to disrupt enemy communications between enemy tanks on the battlefield in the desert. Aircraft while flying over the target ar...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: P/O A.H. Peters
Replies: 7
Views: 5175

Re: P/O A.H. Peters

Greetings Rob, I am sure you have this info, but just in case you don't, This is the short version of what I was able to find. Vickers Wellington, MP652, August 20, 1943 Aircraft on a transit flight to Chivenor, having been redirected returning from previous raid due to weather. aircraft hit high gr...
by georgetanksherman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???
Replies: 6
Views: 8235

Re: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???

Thanks Temujin, I noticed through other sites as well that there is a lot of confusion on who the Hudson belonged to, got the crew, the Hurricane pilot, and what happened, just could not nail down the ownership of the Hudson, appreciate the help as always … Thank You !
by georgetanksherman
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???
Replies: 6
Views: 8235

Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???

Needing some help, just in case someone can figure this one out, CWGC says the crew from the Hudson is from R.A.F. No. 1 Sqdn, 2 problems there, R.A.F. No. 1 Squadron was not in India, "AND" R.A.F. No. 1 Squadron did not fly the Lockheed Hudson, they flew Hurricanes and Spitfires, is there a possibi...