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    Default 252 Squadron Airman - 22/08/1943

    SHERBURN, DOUGLAS HENRY - Flt Sgt (Nav./W.Op) - RAFVR - 1336929

    Looking for details of the aircraft and mission, on 22 August 1943, that killed Sherburn and his pilot P/O Donald Henry Pearson - RCAF - J/18762 , both buried in Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.

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    Hi Martyn

    Beaufighter VI, JL523 of No 252 Sqn, which was lost near Prevesa in Greece.

    Malcolm

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    Malcolm,

    Thanks for the information.

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    Martyn

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    This was one of three 252 sqdn Beaufighters to attack with bombs a tanker. Also s/d were F/Sgt Norman Cresswell and Sgt Frank Wright who became PoWs.

    via Roy Nesbit's "Armed Rovers"

    Ian

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    Ian,

    Thanks for the additional information

    Martyn

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