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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: 375

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: 1045

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: 1030

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: 1030

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...
by georgetanksherman
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF 442 Sqdn, P/O Lorenz
Replies: 5
Views: 903

Re: RCAF 442 Sqdn, P/O Lorenz

Don, When the Air Force forced me into retirement, I wanted to get involved in something so I would not get bored, being as I have always been a WW II Aviation nut, I decided that if Americans had volunteered for the "Flying Tigers" and the RAF "Eagle Squadron". Well, I figured I would research if A...
by georgetanksherman
Sat May 25, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: RCAF, 110 Sqdn, Lysanders, Tiger Moth
Replies: 6
Views: 915

Re: RCAF, 110 Sqdn, Lysanders, Tiger Moth

3) Tiger Moth #279, November 18, 1939, Pilot: George Peters Johnstone, C/824, RCAF, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Aircraft were involved in a 3-ship aerobatic maneuver over Rockcliffe Military Airport. Two of the aircraft collided while at 1,000 feet while in a loop. F/O Johnstone was not able to a...
by georgetanksherman
Fri May 24, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: RCAF, 110 Sqdn, Lysanders, Tiger Moth
Replies: 6
Views: 915

RCAF, 110 Sqdn, Lysanders, Tiger Moth

Greetings everyone, looking into info on two of No. 110 Squadron Lysanders, if possible, 1) Lysander N1316, March 19, 1940. Aircraft crashed on take off near Salsbury, (Looking for info on Pilot/Crew and cause) 2) Lysander R9002, November 19, 1940. Aircraft made a forced landing at Holbrook. Pilot: ...
by georgetanksherman
Thu May 23, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, 430 Sqdn ???
Replies: 4
Views: 712

RCAF, 430 Sqdn ???

I have 3 more questions on RCAF 430 Squadron Personnel, as always definitely appreciate any help and assistance 1) June 11, 1943, F/O Sidney Phillipe Richard Brouillette, J//13030, RCAF, Knowlton, Quebec, Canada … What happened to him ? 2) March 27, 1943, LAC Guy Weldon Inman, R/138351, RCAF, Paynto...
by georgetanksherman
Thu May 23, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF 406 Sqdn questions
Replies: 5
Views: 764

Re: RCAF 406 Sqdn questions

Many, Many thanks for the info Temujin, WOW was not expecting the outcome on Cpl G. Grant, I guess it was that I am used to seeing R, J, or C in front of the RCAF Service number that I thought he was R.A.F. learning some thing new, Thanks again for the info !
by georgetanksherman
Wed May 22, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF 406 Sqdn questions
Replies: 5
Views: 764

RCAF 406 Sqdn questions

I have a few questions on RCAF 406 Squadron, just in case some one might have the answers 1) Beaufighter, V8717, October 18, 1943 Pilot: Flt Lt G.S.R. Richards, J/7425, RCAF, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Aircraft broke up in air on ferry flight half-a-mile North of Ty Croes, Anglesey, Wales Does anyone ...