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by Ludford 101
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 403 Squadron, RCAF
Replies: 12
Views: 3725

Re: R.C.A.F. No. 403

P/O J.C. Elliot, RCAF, J/14869, Hometown unknown Spitfire, BR637, June 20, 1943 (With P/O McWilliams) “Circus” Aircraft shot down by German Fw-190 fighters near Auxi-le-Chateau, France, P/O Elliot did not survive. John Charles Elliott was born in Clinton, Ontario 23 January 1921. He was the son of ...
by Ludford 101
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 403 Squadron, RCAF
Replies: 12
Views: 3725

Re: R.C.A.F. No. 403

F/O R.H. Smith, RCAF, J/12867, hometown unknown Spitfire, MJ480, May 19, 1945 ‘Sweep” Aircraft cause of loss not known, F/O Smith abandoned aircraft 15 miles north of Dieppe, France, he did not survive. [/b] Robert Harry Smith was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma 22 September 1919, the son of Robert Cliffor...
by Ludford 101
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: F/O J.R. Rumbel
Replies: 4
Views: 1802

Re: F/O J.R. Rumbel

Definitely an American citizen, George. He was born in Kokomo, Indiana 8 December 1912, the son of Gordon and Louise (nee McCauley) Rumbel of Kokomo. On enlistment in Edmonton 20 September 1941 he gave an address of a PO Box in Fairbanks, Alaska where he had been working as an engineer for US Smelti...
by Ludford 101
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)
Replies: 23
Views: 6551

Re: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)

F/O H.A. Sprague, RCAF, shot down by Bf-109/Fw-190 on fighter sweep, captured, P.O.W. Spitfire, AD516, November 22, 1941 Flt. Lt. A.E. Studholme, RCAF, Engine failed escorting B-17’s, Crashed, Captured, P.O.W. Spitfire MH911, November 30, 1943 Sqdn Ldr H.C. Trainor (DSO, DFC) Engine failed, abandon...
by Ludford 101
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)
Replies: 23
Views: 6551

Re: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)

F/O H.K. Hamilton, RCAF, shot down, flak, bailed out St. Omar, France, Captured, P.O.W Spitfire, MJ385, May 10, 1944 Sgt. B.G. Hodgkinson, RCAF, J/38649, Shot down, Bf-109, Nieuport, France Captured, P.O.W. Spitfire, W3955, October 27, 1941 F/O N.N. Maybee, RCAF, Collided with MJ172 over Eindhoven,...
by Ludford 101
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)
Replies: 23
Views: 6551

Re: 401 Squadron, RCAF, (Originally No. 1 Sqdn)

Shot down – P.O.W. F/O R.J. Buckles, RCAF, shot down fire from Ju-88, Eindhoven, Netherlands Captured, P.O.W. Spitfire, EN629, December 20, 1943 Sqdn Ldr H.J. Everand (DFC), RCAF, Damaged, Debris from Bf-109, Venlo, Captured, P.O.W. Spitfire, MJ852, December 25, 1944 Flt. Lt. C.W.C. Floody, RCAF, J...
by Ludford 101
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943
Replies: 39
Views: 9713

Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943

Boyton R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden, Serial # Unknown, October 4, 1942 Unknown cause Crew: Pilot, Sgt C.R. Boyton, RAAF, 401100, M.I.A., Edenhope, Victoria, Australia Observer, P/O J.H. Barton, RAFVR, 120921, M.I.A., Snaresbrook, Essex, United Kingdom WO/AG, Sgt J.F. Maher, RAFVR...
by Ludford 101
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943
Replies: 39
Views: 9713

Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943

Pilot, P/O F.H Mahn, Survived, rescued from a life raft, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Observer, F/Sgt J.W. Stirling, RCAF, R/67851, M.I.A., drank sea water, died the next day, committed to the sea, born Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland 16 August 1913; address on enlistment Niagara Falls, NY WO/AG, Sgt W....
by Ludford 101
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945
Replies: 17
Views: 6658

Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

BELCHER R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ456, January 6, 1945 Aircraft MZ456 collided over Oberscheid with LV909 and both aircraft fell near Eibach, Germany. Bombing mission was to Hanau, Germany. Crew: Bomb Aimer, F/O Maurice Strosberg, RCAF, J/38301, K.I.A., Born March 6, 1922, ...
by Ludford 101
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: P/O Cardell KLECKNER - RCAF
Replies: 4
Views: 1809

Re: P/O Cardell KLECKNER - RCAF

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