|Takoradi September 1940||Brian/Amrit,
Have tentatively identified the first six Hurricanes, as: P2638, P2639, P2640, P2641, P2643 & P2651. All delivered to the Middle East, via Takoradi, September 1940.
There is a possibilty that these a/c. were part of another consignment
All appear to have made it through to op. squadrons in the ME. ....Read More.||COL BRUGGY on 12th November 2009 04:26:33|
|33 Squadron 1940||Hi guys,
I need your help!
At 07:45 on 19 June 1940, four Gladiators from 33 Squadron flown by Squadron Leader D. V. Johnson (N5782), Flight Lieutenant G. E. Hawkins (N5765), Flying Officer Anthony Ives Hostage Lynch (N5764), and Sergeant Roy Leslie Green (L9043) accompanied by Flying Officer Peter Guy Wykeham-Barnes (Hurricane Mk.I P2639) of 80 Squadron and two Blenheim IFs from 30 Squadron took off from Mersa Matruh to patrol between Bug Bug and Sollum.
What are the full name of:
Squadron Leader [B]D. V. Johnson[/B]
Flight Lieutenant [B]G. E. Hawkins[/B]
Such names there are not in the O.R.B., thanks a lot, Daniele. ....Read More.||Black Cat on 16th January 2014 07:04:30|