|Group of 20 Observers - RNZAF Personnel to RAF Squardons in the Middle East - 1941||Hello BBrookie, and Welcome,
You really need to speak to Errol Martyn (a member of this Forum), In the meantime from Errol's "For Your Tomorrow" Vol.3, p.591:
Airmen sailing to war, 1937-1945.
(43) 8 Nov 40 "Maunganui" Wellington-Sydney, then train to Melbourne for transhipping to "Orion", arr Port Said 18 Dec.
RNZAF for att to RAF: 17 AOs.
Died: Cole, W D L; Connolly, D A; Edwards, J A; Jenkinson, C L; Luke, S J; Rudge, C J*; Williams , A G B; (7)
Survived: Armstrong, T E; Brooking E; Carey,D K; Duignan, W H; Dunn, T; Killgour, W T; Morris, V G; Wallace, K C; Pipe, K A S*; Reid, R P; (10)
* = PoW (excluding those who escaped or were repatriated prior to the war's end).
NZ401433 (prev A401433) Sgt William Dudley Linter COLE RNZAF - KAO 20 Oct 1941 - 55 Sqn - Blenheim IV V6228 - Alamein Memorial.
NZ401457 (prev A401457) Sgt David Aubrey CONNOLLY RNZAF - KAO 21 Jun 1941 - 38 Sqn Wellington IC T2748 - Alamein Memorial.
NZ401435 (prev A401435) Sgt John Alfred EDWARDS RNZAF - KAO 10 Oct 1941 - 203 Sqn - Blenheim IV V6493 - Alamein Memorial.
NZ40977 (prev A40977) Sgt Christopher Lewis JENKINSON RNZAF - KAO 20 Oct 1941 - 113 Sqn - Blenheim IV V5641- Alamein Memorial.
NZ401438 (prev A401438) Sgt Samuel John LUKE RNZAF - 223 Sqn - Drowned - 17 Aug 41 -Suez War Memorial Cemetery.
NZ401215 (prev A401215) W/O Cyril James RUDGE RNZAF - 24 Sqn SAAF - Died PoW 6 Mar 1945 - Alamein Memorial.
NZ401450 (prev A401450) F/O Albert Gordon Boswell WILLIAMS RNZAF - 230 Sqn - Sunderland I L5806 - KAO 25 Jul 1942 - Alamein Memorial.
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