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    Hello,

    Could someone with the appropriate A-B volume, please provide a full service history of Wellington X HZ423?

    Thanks,

    Col.

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    Hi Col

    166 / 310 FTU / 3 OAFU / 215

    Missing (Mandalay), 24/12/43

    Hope this helps

    Ian

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    Hello Ian,

    Yes, that does help. Thanks.

    24-12-1943
    No.215 Sqn
    Wellington X HZ423 'O'

    Detailed, with eleven other aircraft, to raid Mandalay station. HZ423 failed to return

    116409 F/L (Pilot) Lawrence* Howe BEAR RAFVR +
    1285033 F/S Thomas Henry BADKIN RAFVR +
    1345713 F/S Robert Wishart BROWN RAFVR +
    174367 P/O Arthur HOLMES RAFVR +
    1384199 Sgt John Henry NEWTON RAFVR +

    All are commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

    * a.k.a. Laurence.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 1st September 2013 at 02:34.

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