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Block 7, Hawker Aircraft Ltd., RR Merlin XX. 17 Mar 1942 to 23 Nov 1942 More information in: Dr. Colin James Pratt-Hooson's Hurricane Site

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430324 - Unaccounted airmen - 24-3-1943Looking for the correct serial number of a Hurricane on which F/Sgt (Pilot) Frank HARRIS - 655491 was killed. He was assigned to Nr. 6 Sqn and killed on an anti-tank sweep near El Hamma. 6 Sqn based at Senem in Tunisia lost this day Hurricanes HV856, HW177 and HW298. He lies buried in the Sfax War Cem., Tunisia. Regards and thanks, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 21st April 2010 10:41:08
March 1943 - 5Hi All Last batch for March for which I looking for confirmation or otherwise. 20 Mar 1943 Wellington III, DF706 of No 70 Sqn Sgt BRODIE, RICHARD WILLIAM (656492) RAF; age: 24 Sgt FISHER, GEORGE (999680) RAFVR; age: ? Fg Off JOHNSON, LEONARD JOHN (120548) RAFVR; age: 22 Sgt MacCORMACK, JAMES (1371644) RAFVR; age: ? Flt Sgt MOSS, ROY JOHN (1333667) RAFVR; age: 20 Sgt RUTTER, PERCY ROBERT (1325173) RAFVR; age: 27 Spitfire VC, ES302 of No 152 Sqn Sgt ROBERTS, KENNETH (655773) RAF; age: 23 21 Mar 1943 Wellington II, W5382 of No 104 Sqn Sgt DAVEY, THOMAS JOHN (635453) RAF; age: 25 Sgt TAYLOR, IRVINE (1386652) RAFVR; age: 21 Sgt GRIFFITHS, STANLEY (1027465) RAFVR; age: 22 Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn Sgt BELL, STEPHEN (1378876) RAFVR; age: ? Fg Off ELISHA, FREDERICK CHARLES (48467) RAF; age: 26 Sgt KELLY, BERNARD (126232) RAFVR; age: 20 Sgt PRESTON, GEORGE (1203378) RAFVR; age: ? Sgt SUTTON, HENRY GEORGE (1359710) RAFVR; age: 29 Spitfire VC, ES361 of No 225 Sqn Fg Off COBB, ARTHUR NORMAN ELDRIDGE (65522) RAFVR; age: 23 22 Mar 1943 Kittyhawk III, FR256 of No 260 Sqn Sgt STOHR, OSCAR MICHAEL (776165) RAFVR; age: 22 Wellington IA, N2876 of the CGS Flt Sgt DAVIS, EDGAR JOHN (984441) RAFVR; age: 27 23 Mar 1943 Wellington III, DF698 of No 70 Sqn Plt Off BEBBINGTON, ARTHUR DENNIS (141140) RAFVR; age: 26 Sgt LITTLE, HENRY WILLIAM (1027322) RAFVR; age: 29 Sgt RUTHERFORD, ROBERT (1367207) RAFVR; age: 25 Plt Off SMITH, WILLIAM AUSTIN (142224) RAFVR; age: 33 Sgt THOMAS, DAVID WARREN (1186868) RAFVR; age: 31 Sqn Ldr TINNE, JOHN ANTHONY (37135) RAF; age: 30 24 Mar 1943 Hurricane IID, HV856, HW298 or HW177 of No 6 Sqn Flt Sgt HARRIS, FRANK (655491) RAF; age: ? Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn Fg Off AYLES, RONALD ARTHUR HENRY (104482) RAFVR; age: ? Sgt MILES, THOMAS ALBERT (655531) RAF; age: 21 Sgt SAUNDERS, DAVID STEPHEN (1265915) RAFVR; age: ? Fg Off SMITH, JAMES CALDWELL (117650) RAFVR; age: 30 Sgt TRIVITT, BERNARD CHARLES (1021846) RAFVR; age: 20 Sgt VESELY, WILLIAM ANTONIN (1114321) RAFVR; age: ? Sgt WATSON, ADAM (635645) RAF; age: 25 Hudson IIA, FH227 of No 459 Sqn Flt Sgt OAKES, WALTER HAROLD (405082) RAAF; age: Hurricane IIB, HV414 of No 151 OTU Sgt WOOLLEY, WILLIAM ARMSTRONG (658470) RAF; age: 24 26 Mar 1943 Lysander III, T1521 of No 8 AGS Sgt HUTSON, ALFRED ERNEST NORMAN (1331970) RAFVR; age: 22 Sgt LEE, STEWART (1319349) RAFVR; age: 21 28 Mar 1943 Beaufighter VIC, JL547 of No 235 Sqn Plt Off BULLEY, RICHARD LAWRENCE (130312) RAFVR; age: 22 Flt Sgt SOMERVELL, DAVID EDWARD (415189) RAAF; age: 33 Mosquito I, W4054 of No 540 Sqn Fg Off NELSON, WILFRED DFC (112719) RAFVR; age: 31 Flt Sgt GRANT, ALLEN (655391) RAF; age: 28 29 Mar 1943 Typhoon IB, R8888 of No 609 Sqn Sgt JACKSON, HENRY WILLIAM (1238595) RAFVR; age: 20 30 Mar 1943 Baltimore ....Read More.malcolm_raf on 30th December 2011 02:27:51
430324 - Unaccounted airmen - 24-3-1943[QUOTE=Henk Welting;47418]Looking for the correct serial number of a Hurricane on which F/Sgt (Pilot) Frank HARRIS - 655491 was killed. He was assigned to Nr. 6 Sqn and killed on an anti-tank sweep near El Hamma. 6 Sqn based at Senem in Tunisia lost this day Hurricanes HV856, HW177 and HW298. He lies buried in the Sfax War Cem., Tunisia. Regards and thanks, Henk.[/QUOTE] A gentlemen I work with showed me a photo album his father F/O Kenneth Bendall kept during his time as a pilot with #54 Squadron and #6 Squadron. He was kind enough to let me make copies of this incredible personal account. Upon reading this thread I recognized the name of F/Sgt Frank Harris and I went back to the photos and found this photo taken by Mr. Kenneth Bendall. [IMG][URL="http://s52.photobucket.com/user/FA_Crazy-Canuck/media/Untitled-113_zpse8cd2b43.jpg.html"][IMG]http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g37/FA_Crazy-Canuck/Untitled-113_zpse8cd2b43.jpg[/IMG][/URL][/IMG] ....Read More.Johnny Canuck on 28th April 2014 12:51:45


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