|Book Discrepancies||Can anybody help with the following discrepancies between two books: Men of the Battle of Britain and RAF Fighter Command Losses of the Second World War:-
Pilot Officer Ernest Cecil John Wakeham 41883 DFC 145Sqn Killed 8th August 1940 Hurricane P2957 or P3163
Sergeant Eric Debnam Baker 740005 145Sqn Killed 8th August 1940 Hurricane P3381 or P2957
Sergeant Ronald David Baker 518293 56Sqn Killed 11th August 1940 Hurricane P2985 or N2667
Sergeant Marmaduke Ridley 565201 616 Killed 26th August 1940 Spitfire Ia R6758 or R6633
Sergeant Samuel Archer 803473 236Sqn Killed 31st June 1941 or Passed away in 1980
Sergeant Gray 72 Sqn Spitfire N3093 killed 5th September 1940 or 9th September 1940
Sergeant Feary 609Sqn Spitfire N3238 killed 7th October 1940 or 17th October 1940
Flying Officer Kirkwood 603Sqn Spitfire P7285 Missing 8th October 1940 or 8th November 1940
Sergeant Roden 19Sqn Spitfire P7420 killed 15th November 1940 or 16th November 1940
Pilot Officer Hogg 152Sqn Spitfire R6810 Missing 25th August 1940 or Passed away in 1986
Flying Officer Goldsmith 603Sqn Spitfire P7439 killed 27th October 1940 or 28th October 1940
Pilot Officer Stewart 485Sqn Spitfire P7773 killed 11th JUly 1940 or 15th March 1941
Sergeant Johnson 222Sqn Spitfire R6628 killed 30th August 1940 or 31st August 1940
Which Sergeant Booth dived Spitfire N3026 into the ground near Nailsworth, Gloucestershire on 9th June 1942:
85Sqn or 23 & 600Sqns?
604 Squadron Crashed Blenheim on 26th August 1940:
Sergeant Albert Lawrence Austin 917258
Sergeant John Gordon Bowley Fletcher 800635
Sergeant Cyril Haigh 566171
Was it Blenheim L6872 or Blenheim L6782?
Also, several Spitfires that were flown in Australia met their end by...
What is meant by 'Destroyed on fire dump'?
I am also looking for information about Squadron Leader T Spencer 350Sqn, who was blown out of his aircraft (Spitfire SM814) at 40-50 feet by rocket attacking ship in Bay of Wismar on 19th April 1945. He actually landed before the aircraft the other half of which crashed on land swam ashore.
spitsortie ....Read More.||spitsortie on 7th December 2009 09:09:25|