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by Ludford 101
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sgt William Benjamin Fry
Replies: 25
Views: 4157

Re: Sgt William Benjamin Fry

His service file, as posted on ancestry, is painfully thin on the crash. Nothing, not even the serial of the Spitfire.

What may be of interest are the four or so photographs of his funeral.
by Ludford 101
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private Robert Cameron
Replies: 2
Views: 834

Re: Private Robert Cameron

His full name was, apparently, Robert Reno Cameron.

Born Flambeau, Wisconsin 5 June 1910. Former farm hand and postal clerk.
by Ludford 101
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private P.T. Riggs
Replies: 16
Views: 6571

Re: Private P.T. Riggs

Just out of curiosity how much money would be paid to a POW ?? thanks, Rory I happen to have the paperwork for a claim made by an Essex Scottish man who was also in Stalag IID. 20cents/day Further compensation: Shackling 50cents/day Box Car trips $20.00/per Custody by Gestapo 80cents/day Spring 194...
by Ludford 101
Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private P.T. Riggs
Replies: 16
Views: 6571

Re: Private P.T. Riggs

Paul Thomas Riggs filed a claim with the Canadian government for POW compensation in 1953.

He received a 2nd payment in 1959.
by Ludford 101
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: W. I. Firvin, Bomber Command List
Replies: 10
Views: 2274

Re: W. I. Firvin, Bomber Command List

Unfortunately, that list of 379 leaves much to be desired. Over a third of the names (133) were not American citizens but British, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, Russian, Polish, Czech etc who had immigrated to the US but not taken out US citizenship. Or the case of a chap named Burke. Address of W...