Sgt John E. Nicolaiff, RCAF, Hometown ?

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Sgt John E. Nicolaiff, RCAF, Hometown ?

Post by georgetanksherman » Sat Nov 25, 2023 11:54 pm

Greetings Everyone,

Just seeing if anyone might know of the hometown for Sgt. John E. Nicolaiff, R/254844, RCAF, P.O.W.

Lancaster, LM751, December 4, 1944

Aircraft took off from RAF Strubby, Lincolnshire on a bombing mission to Heilbronn, a town sitting on the Neckar River midway between Heideberg and Stuttgart. Aircraft was attacked by a night fighter and was so severely damaged, aircraft crashed at Baiersbronn about 7 km Northwest of Freudenstadt, Germany. The cause of the crash, whether caused by a night fighter or by Flak, has not been established.

Crew:
Pilot: F/O R.H. Schaefer, J/35883, RCAF, Hanover, Ontario. Canada KIA
Flt Eng: Sgt L.G. Weir, 1894060, RAFVR, Greenwich, London, England KIA
Nav: F/O P.P. Awad, J/39979, RCAF, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. KIA
Bmb Aim: F/O F.L. Meredith, J/38814, RCAF, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada KIA
Wop/Gnr: Sgt J.L. Swanson,1138377, RAFVR, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, England KIA
Gnr: Sgt J.R. Keilty, R/260204, RCAF, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Survived, P.O.W.
Gnr: Sgt J.E. Nicolaiff, R/254844, RCAF, Survived, captured, P.O.W.

Cheers/Thanks !

George

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Re: Sgt John E. Nicolaiff, RCAF, Hometown ?

Post by Temujin » Sun Nov 26, 2023 9:50 am

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Re: Sgt John E. Nicolaiff, RCAF, Hometown ?

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Nov 27, 2023 11:36 pm

Temujin,

As always, Thank You for the info, I could not find his hometown anywhere, also sorry I forgot to say he was with Royal Air Force, No. 619 Squadron when his aircraft was brought down. May they ALL be Remembered and Honored !

Hope all is well, and things are going okay !

Cheers

George

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