|Whirlwind Ops||[QUOTE=HughAHalliday;1101]This is great stuff; many thanks. To help those helping me, I can say that I can definitely identify the following as being on Whirlwinds, viz:
DESHANE, P/O C.W. killed in flying accident, 9 March 1942, aircraft P7036
WRIGHT, P/O R.E.D., killed in flying accident, 4 May 1942 (serial ?)
BRENNAN, FS J.R., killed on operations 27 May 1942 (serial ?)
MERCER, P/O C.E.. killed on operations, 19 february 1943, aircraft P7114
REBBETOY, F/O J.R., killed on operations, 25 April 1943, aircraft P7058
GILL, F/O D.R., killed 7 November 1942, aircraft P7043
McPHAIL, WO D.B., killed 7 December 1942, serial ?
BREARLEY, F/O E., killed 16 April 1943, aircraft P6095
Wright was killed in P7103
Brennan's aircraft was P7112
Mercer was, I believe, flying P7119 on the night he was killed, with Freeman, the other fatality, in P7114.
Don McPhaill was flying P6987 when he was lost to flak on Roadstead 45.
Niall ....Read More.||NiallC on 6th December 2007 04:59:01|