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1475518(?) SGT C E HARTSHORNE TAIL GUNNER HALIFAX

1475518(?) SGT C E HARTSHORNE TAIL GUNNER HALIFAX
Author: davehartshorne
Time Stamp:
20:34:37 08 July 2001
Post:
Hi

If anyone can help. I am looking for details of my late father. I have not tried the records office as yet. Thought I would give this a try first, and see what results I get.

The only details I have, are that he served in the RAF during WW2. He was a tail gunner in a Halifax.

His name was Cyril Edward Hartshorne, we know that he was a Sergeant Tail Gunner. Believe his number was 1475514(or 8) possibly 1475518.

Would love to hear from anyone that might have served with him. Looking to find out what Squadrons he was in. He never talked about the war much. Mentioned about flying over Germany. Being at RAF Ballykelly. He mentioned in passing Lincolnshire

If anyone has any information that might be of use, even if how I should go about searching for the information. Please feel free to email

dave.hartshorne.A T.ntlworld.com



RE: 1475518(?) SGT C E HARTSHORNE TAIL GUNNER HALIFAX
Author: Alan. (Guest)
Time Stamp:
22:26:41 08 July 2001
Post:
Dave,

Have you got a squadron number to go on.

Cheers.........Alan.


RE: 1475518(?) SGT C E HARTSHORNE TAIL GUNNER HALIFAX
Author: davehartshorne
Time Stamp:
14:12:46 27 July 2001
Post:
Yes I have just received his records.

but have never seen anything like the squadrons listed. I cannot locate them anywhere...sorry to trouble you, but any ideas?

there is a long list,,,,but here are some

3RC

RES

RW MELKSHAM (or Mehsham?)

2707 (D) Sqn

8 STT(a)

2756 (D) Sqn

2881 (D) Sqn

2851 Sqn

2 A.C.

3 Sig School (SIGS TRG)

43 Base (a)

44 Base (a)

1381 ITCU

HQ2 4 GRP..?

102 PDC