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    Good morning all

    I'm away from my books at the moment and wonder if someone could check to see if there is any record of the following gentleman:

    1590704 WO W Mason 75 (NZ) Sqn

    Many thanks

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    Hello,

    18/19 July 1944
    75 Sqn
    Lancaster I LL921 AA-E
    Op: Aulnoye.

    T/o 2246 Mepal to bomb a railway junction. Crashed 0120 at Harveng (Hainaut), 7 km SSE of Mons. F/L Myers RNZAF was buried on 20 July in Chievres Communal Cemetery.

    F/L J W A Myers RNZAF +
    Sgt D E Andrews PoW
    F/O W E Cormack RNZAF PoW
    F/O W Cunningham RCAF Evd
    F/S J W N Murphy RNZAF Evd
    Sgt A E Burn PoW
    Sgt W Mason Evd

    BCL5/335

    See also: RAF Evaders/Clutton-Brock. pp.315-6 & 384.

    Col.
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    Hello ,

    Perhaps here some additional info:
    19/07/1944
    Harveng
    Obfw Rinker Wolfram 1./NJG4 or Hptm Josef Krahforst 2./NJG4
    Aulnoye LL-921 75Sqn AA-E Mepal
    F/L Myers John W A piloot 405801 RNZAF (KIA)
    Sgt Andrews D.E. (POW) 1892914
    F/O Cormack W.E. RNZAF (POW) 429089 L1-4966
    F/O Cunningham W. RCAF (EVD)
    F/S Murphy J.W.N. RNZAF (EVD)
    Sgt Burn A.E. (POW) 1128244
    Sgt Mason W. (EVD)

    Regards
    Alain12

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    Gentlemen

    Thats brilliant thank you. I don't suppose anyone knows the circumstances of his evasion?

    Thanks again

    Daz

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    Dave

    that is superb many thanks

    Daz

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