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    Could anyone help me to find the full names and wartime ranks of the following airmen, members of the Guinea Pig Club, please: Butcher, Dewar, [Jack] Fleming, Harrison, Richard Hillary, Langdale, Jack Mann, Shephard, Smith-Barry and Czechoslovak: Siska.
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    Flight magazine, Nov 14, 1940 has the following name listed under Wounded or injured on active service

    P/O. R. Smith-Barry, 79522; Distinctive name, the London Gazette ought to find him easy enough.
    Dennis Burke
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    Thank you Dennis and Paul very much:)

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    Hi Peter, Siska is also easy:-)

    ŠIŠKA Alois 787 493
    Captured as Sgt
    Final WWII rank: W/O
    born 15/05/1914 Lutopecny /Kroměřž/
    died 09/09/2003 Praha

    If you need any more details just drop me a PM.

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
    http://cz-raf.webnode.cz

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    Thanks a lot, Pavel!!!
    Great stuff. I will definitely send you a PM:)

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    Few years ago his daughter translated his own memories and they were published:

    http://www.amazon.com/FLYING-FREEDOM...1136756&sr=1-1

    But if you need any service details feel free to PM me.

    Pavel
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    "
    Flight magazine, Nov 14, 1940 has the following name listed under Wounded or injured on active service

    P/O. R. Smith-Barry, 79522; Distinctive name, the London Gazette ought to find him easy enough. "



    Robert SMITH-BARRY

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    Richard Hillary also can be found via CWGC

    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/ca...RICHARD%20HOPE

    Richard Hope Hillary #74677

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    Thank you so much, Paul.

    Regards
    Peter

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