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 Mosquito PR I W4054



PRI Mkrs/AAEE/1PRU/5.....[TRUNCATED] More information in: AirHistory.org.uk DH Mosquito Site

Prisoners of War for Mosquito PR I W4054

RankName, Number, Trade & DetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
N D Sinclair (42897) Mosquito PR I W4054 1943-03-28540 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria

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Mosquito PR.I W4054Bengt, I have seen a photograph (in black and white) of a 540 Squadron Mosquito taken shortly after the end of the war and it looks to be painted in PR blue overall. Whether this would have applied to W4054 or not I cannot say although it seems likely. I know some PR aircraft were painted pale pink during the war but again I wouldn't know whether this applied to any Mosquitoes. Certainly I cannot recall seeing any photos of PR aircraft in "standard" camouflage at this stage of WW2. Bill. ....Read More.BillG on 26th January 2009 03:35:29
Mosquito PR.I W4054Thanks Andy. Mark, I have drawn the Mosquito with the original Mk.I exhaust. Were they at some point modified to the later saxophone- or ejector type? Here's a link to the drawing. http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e184/atccbengt/Aircraft%20profiles/deHavillandMosquitoPRMkIW4054lowres.jpg Bengt ....Read More.Bengt on 2nd February 2009 04:13:49
Action off Norway, 3 March 1943Hi Laurent, 540 Sqn flew two sorties to Norway on 03 Mar 43 though the times do not fit in with 1./JG 5 scrambling at 18:32 P/O White and Sgt Prescott (Nav) in Mosquito W4061 between 10:12-13:35 to Stavanger and Lista F/L Lenton and Sgt Haney (Nav) in Mosquito W4054 between 12:15-17:45 to Trondheim and Bergen No enemy interference is mentioned for either sortie. Best Regards Andy Fletcher ....Read More.Andy Fletcher on 4th March 2011 08:02:10
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
March 1943 - 5The info I have on W4054 is slightly different, same date, same nav, different pilot and different pilot fate: http://tihlde.org/~ktsorens/flyvrak/oppauran.html ....Read More.mhuxt on 30th December 2011 03:43:19
March 1943 - 5Hi Malcolm, The pilot of W4054 was F/L Norman Denys SINCLAIR (42897), he became a POW. His observer, F/O Wilfred NELSON (112719), was KIA. Source: 540 Sqn ORB Best Regards Andy Fletcher ....Read More.Andy Fletcher on 30th December 2011 04:04:00
Coastal Command March 1943Coastal Command March 1943 1 - Whitley V - 10 (C) OTU - AD694. 1 - Hudson IIIa - 269 Sqn - FH863. 1 - Hudson IIIa - 269 Sqn - FH423. 3 - Beaufighter VIc - 235 Sqn - EL335. 3 - Mosquito PR.IV - 540 Sqn - DK315. 4 - Wellington XII - 172 Sqn - MP505. 5 - Hampden I - 5(C) OTU - P1352. 5 - Mosquito B.IV - 521 Sqn - DZ362. 6 - Spitfire IV - 8(C) OTU - BR651. 6 - Spitfire IX - 542 Sqn - BS501. 8 - Beaufort II - 5(C) OTU - AW275. 8 - Beaufighter VIc - 248 Sqn - EL264. 9 - Beaufort I - 5(C) OTU - DX116. 9 - Beaufighter VIc - 9(C) OTU - T5158. 9 - Beaufighter VIc - 5(C) OTU - EL359. 10 - Beaufighter VIc - 248 Sqn - JL569. 10 - Whitley V - 10 OTU - BD202 ( Coastal Command ?). 11 - Hampden TB.1 - 415 Sqn - AT114. 13 - Hampden I - 455 Sqn - AD979. 13 - Whitley VII - 612 Sqn - BD678. 18 - Beaufighter VIc - 2(C) OTU - T5102. 18 - Beaufighter VIc - 304 FTU - JL710 ( Coastal ?). 18 - Mosquito PR. VIII - 540 Sqn - DZ364. 19 - Hampden TB.1 - 415 Sqn - AE418. 21 - Wellington VIII - 179 Sqn - HX575. 21 - Sunderland II - 461 Sqn - T9111. 22 - Catalina In - 210 Sqn - FP154. 23 - Hampden I - 415 Sqn - AT232. 23 - Hampden TB.1 - 415 Sqn - AE395. 23 - Catalina In - BOAC - G-AGDA - (AH563). 25 - Hampden I - 1402 Flt - P1314. 25 - Hampden I - 1404 Flt - P1223. 26 - Whitley VII - 53 Sqn - EB331. 26 - Fortress IIa - 59 Sqn - FA698 - ( 41-24597 ). 26 - Beaufighter VIc - 144 Sqn - JL719. 27 - Beaufighter VIc - 236 Sqn - T5199. 27 - Hampden I - 455 Sqn - AT184. 28 - Wellington XII - 172 Sqn - MP506. 28 - Beaufighter VIc - 235 Sqn - JL547. 28 - Beaufighter IIf - 404 Sqn - T3155. 28 - Hampden TB.1 - 489 Sqn - AN156. 28 - Mosquito PR.1 - 540 Sqn - W4054. 28/29 - Hampden I - 489 Sqn - AN156. 29 - Hudson I - 1(C) OTU - T9325. 29 - Hudson III - 279 Sqn - AE519. 29 - Beaufort II - 5(C) OTU - AW277. 29 - Beaufort II - 5(C) OTU - AW354. 29 - Blenheim I 132(C) OTU - L6691. 30 - Spitfire VB - 542 Sqn - AB313. 31 - Wellington VIII - 7(C) OTU - HX450. 31 - Whitley V - 10 OTU - BD412 - ( Coastal ?). ....Read More.Alex Smart on 18th October 2018 11:05:11


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