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W/O Clifton Edward AUSTIN (408617) of the RAAF


Captivity Details for Clifton Edward AUSTIN 408617

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
W/OClifton Edward AUSTIN (408617) Lancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 Sqdn868Stalag Luft L6 Heydekrug

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 23 Nov 42 Aircraft: Lancaster I W4273 Unit 460 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
DetailsTook off 1815 from Breighton. No other details.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details

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POW and Evaders Database WorkPeter Might be a typo - could he possibly be Clifton Edward [URL="http://www.rafcommands.com/database/awards/details.php?qname=AUSTIN&qnum=408617"]AUSTIN[/URL] (408617)? See: [URL]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=W4273[/URL] Regards Simon EDIT - his R.A.A.F. file records he was in Stalag Luft 1 from December 1942 to September 1943 - however the handwriting's not great! He was free for two days after the crash-landing in France but was taken to Frankfurt after his capture. ....Read More.wwrsimon on 9th May 2021 12:04:57
POW and Evaders Database WorkAnother one: [B]Clifton Kustrin[/B] - Royal Air Force - Sergeant - WO416 has his D.o.B. as 26/05/1918 at Melbourne, and he's on ancestry.co.uk as Clifton Edward Austin, born May 26th 1918. He's also on the 'Registration of Foreigners and German Persecutees, 1939-1947' as a member of a Lancaster crew with F. W. Hayman, G. R. Berry and F.G. Given, captured 22.11.1942, which would make it this Lancaster (note date, however): [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=W4273[/url] Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 13th June 2021 12:26:29

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