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    Default Sgt Gordon William Lash Matthews VR-777634

    Hello again,
    Can anyone please help with this Southern Rhodesian Spitfire pilot. Gordon was KIA on 3-7-41 on 266sqn on Circus 31 at Hazebrouck.
    Could anyone please tell me of his DOB and where he came from in Rhodesia, also where did he train in Rhodesia.
    Many thanks,
    Roy

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    Hi Roy,

    Matthews was born on 27-8-1920, in Gatooma, Southern Rhodesia. Also served on 57 OTU and 145 Squadron. Older brother of 778843 Sgt Keith Lash MATTHEWS, + 24/25-8-1942, No.150 Sqn Wellington III BJ831.

    See: A Pride of Eagles/Salt. p.765.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 22nd May 2015 at 10:11.

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    Thanks Col,
    You are a star, many thanks.
    Best wishes,
    Roy

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