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    Default Wellington HD991 - DD-? - 22 OTU Squadron - RAF

    L.S.,

    Any clue for first and middle name of J. H. DEW - RAF

    942637 - Sgt. - .......... - J. H. Dew - RAF - POW - Camp 8B/344 POW No. 27131

    Likely rear gunner of Wellington HD991 - DD-? - 14 Sep 1942 - Mission: Bremen
    22 OTU Squadron - RAF

    Other POW of this crash was Canadian William John Shaver
    J/85168 - P/O - .......... - William John Shaver - RCAF - POW - Camp 8B/344 POW No. 27135
    promoted to F/L during captivity

    Any info about these two survivors is welcome.

    Regards PATS
    PATS - Vollenhove - The Netherlands

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    Have a look at AIR78, PATS.

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/details?Uri=C4004637

    Free to download but just a caution, these are very large files. The last one I downloaded was 2.8 GB.

    Regards,

    Dave

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    Default John Henry DEW

    Hi Dave,

    This was helpful ...... it's 942637 John Henry DEW

    Thanks.

    PATS
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    Hi,

    Anybody visiting Kew National Archives, to get his birth date from his POW papers ?

    Thanks

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