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Tomahawk IIB AK464 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

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AIR81/9112Pilot Officer D J Burbury (RAAF): prisoner of war; Tomahawk AK464, 3 Squadron, 14 September 1941.C16924954


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Allied Air Forces PoWs in EuropeFor your Australians always check the Nominall Roll website: www.ww2roll.gov.au Name BURBURY, DAVID JOHN Service Royal Australian Air Force Service Number 250703 Date of Birth 26 Mar 1912 Place of Birth OATLANDS, TAS Date of Enlistment 5 Feb 1940 Locality on Enlistment Unknown Place of Enlistment ESSENDON Next of Kin BURBURY, C Date of Discharge 23 Oct 1945 Rank Flight Lieutenant Posting at Discharge 1 MEDICAL REHABILITATION UNIT WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War Yes Name DICKER, JOHN WILFRED Service Royal Australian Air Force Service Number 402274 Date of Birth 24 Jan 1921 Place of Birth SYDNEY, NSW Date of Enlistment 8 Jan 1940 Locality on Enlistment Unknown Place of Enlistment ARCHERFIELD Next of Kin DICKER, A Date of Discharge 27 Oct 1945 Rank Flight Lieutenant Posting at Discharge 2 MEDICAL REHABILITATION UNIT WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display Prisoner of War Yes And then the Record Search Function of the National Archives of Australia. http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx BURBURY, David John - (Flight Lieutenant); Service Number - 250703; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Tomahawk AK464; Place - Middle East; Date - 14 September 1941 DICKER, John Wilfred - (Flight Lieutenant); Service Number - 402274; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Lancaster R5610; Place - Europe; Date - 24 August 1942 Dickers files area all scanned and available for viewing. From: http://www.adf-serials.com/aa12.shtml AK464 Mk.IIB 15335 served with 3 Sqn RAAF under RAF control; 11/7/41 F/O Robert Henry Maxwell Gibbes (260714) shot down a Dewoitine D520 which was his first victory; 14/9/41 F/O David John Burbury (250703) was shot down during an attack on Gambut airfield and he was declared MIA but was in fact a POW. and http://www.rafwyton.co.uk/wytonlosses1942.html 24-25 August 83 Sq Lancaster I R5610 OL-G F/O O R Matheson DFC Evd Sgt P Squires died F/L R M Bunchan DFC died F/L J W Dicker RAAF POW F/S W R Cubberley POW Sgt E V Norman died Sgt H D Quintrell. Died I won't vouch for accuracy of either website but its a start. Google the aircraft serials given above. ....Read More.dennis_burke on 30th June 2009 10:49:05


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