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by BFBSM
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???
Replies: 6
Views: 1030

Re: Lockheed Hudson, FH289, Squadron ???

It is quite possible that the Hudson was being used as a transport aircraft at the time of the crash, and could have been assigned to No. 1 IAF for such duties. I have not been able to find anything to confirm this, however, you could look at this file, held by the National Archives England: https:/...
by BFBSM
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi from Italy
Replies: 3
Views: 2005

Re: Hi from Italy

Hi Lorenzo,

Welcome to the forum. Hopefully we can help you with your endeavours.
by BFBSM
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: War in Afghanistan
Topic: First Blood
Replies: 0
Views: 1089

First Blood

https://i.postimg.cc/kM8GBznW/IMG-4461-RGB-600x542.jpg Wednesday, March 13, 2002, broke sunny and cool as 500 Canadian soldiers assembled on the tarmac in the yellow morning light at the U.S. military base in Bagram, Afghanistan. Wearing their new green camouflage fatigues on combat operations for ...
by BFBSM
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: F/L Richard “Dick” Audet, 411 Squadron RCAF
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: F/L Richard “Dick” Audet, 411 Squadron RCAF

Where these images originated, I cannot say, however, images from Audet’s Service file are available on the Ancestry site in the Canada, WWII Service Files of War Dead, 1939-1947 Database.

Mark
by BFBSM
Thu May 09, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: War in Afghanistan
Topic: Firefight in Kandahar
Replies: 0
Views: 443

Firefight in Kandahar

AN interesting article from the Legion Magazine website. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img921/9814/eNuE43.jpg (Image: AP 02905364/Allauddin Khan Kandahar) https://legionmagazine.com/en/2019/05/firefight-in-kandahar/?utm_source=Cyberimpact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Firefight-in-Kandahar Further...
by BFBSM
Mon May 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, No. 1 Squadron Hurricanes
Replies: 5
Views: 858

FO Otto John Peterson

Record from LAC: Surname: PETERSON Given Name(s): OTTO JOHN Age: 24 Date of Birth: 1915-03-14 Date of Death: 1940-09-27 Rank: Flying Officer Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force Force: Air Service Number: C900 Reference: RG 24 Volume: 28414 Extra Information: Son of Peter and Magdalene Peterson; husband o...
by BFBSM
Mon May 06, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, No. 1 Squadron Hurricanes
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: RCAF, No. 1 Squadron Hurricanes

From “The Battle of Britain Then and Now” p.468:
Hurricane P3647. Shot down at Hever during combat with Ju88s and Bf110s over north Kent 9.15a.m.Flying Officer O.J. Peterson killed. Aircraft a write-off.
by BFBSM
Mon May 06, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: RCAF, No. 1 Squadron Hurricanes
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: RCAF, No. 1 Squadron Hurricanes

From “The Battle of Britain Then and Now” p.466:
Hurricane V6749. Forced-landed near Cookham during routine patrol 12.10p.m. Cause not stated. Flying Officer R.W. Norris unhurt. Aircraft damaged but repairable.