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Flight Sergeant Ronald Reuben BAINES (1313689) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Lost in aircraft Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post

Death of Death 1944-08-20 .

Served in 265 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Column 279. at Alamein Memorial, Egypt

More Details: SON OF ERNEST EDWARD AND MABEL EDITH BAINES, OF HOLMER GREEN, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 20 Aug 44 Aircraft Name Catalina Ib Serial Number FP104
Unit 265 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Egypt
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Catalina Ib FP104

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantRonald Reuben BAINES (1313689) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantFrederick William Albert BICKMORE (1332155) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerGeorge Richard CHAFFE (135923) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantFrancis Charles Anderson DOW (1071501) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantSurtees ELLIOTT (566707) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight SergeantCuthbert GLYNN (1435171) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanArthur HALSTEAD (1508931) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
CorporalPaul Raymond Marie HODOUL (791109) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantWilliam Stewart LOUGH (128494) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantMaurice Samuel POPPLE (1213871) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJoseph Albert Willoughby STATHAM (1008387) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flying OfficerJohn Henry Lawson WATKINS (143668) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Flight LieutenantReggie Arthur WILLIS (124642) Catalina Ib FP104  Forum Post 1944-08-20265 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial


Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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265 SquadronFor Henk From "Wings of the Dawning" by Arthur Banks those on board the Cat are given as:- 128494 F/Lt William Stewart Lough Capt 143668 F/O Henry Lawson Watkins 2nd Pilot 124642 F/O Reggie Arthur Willis 1st Nav age 21 135923 F/O George Richard Chaffe 2nd Nav 21 566707 F/Sgt Surtees Elliott AFM F/E 26 1313689 F/Sgt Ronald Reuben Baines W/Ag 23 1332155 F/Sgt William Albert Bickmore W/Ag 23 1071501 F/Sgt Francis Charles Anderson Dow W/Ag 23 1435171 F/Sgt Cuthbert Glynn W/Ag 22 1213871 Sgt Maurice William Popple 23 791109 Cpl Paul Raymond Marie Hodoul 1508931 LAC Arthur Halstead 35 1008387 LAC Joseph Albert Willoughby Statham 28 The last 4 are believed to have been passengers and it is suggested in the book that the a/c was on a flight to Durban when it encountered the sub Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 15th January 2008 07:02:48

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