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    Hello to all

    I am looking for information on the Following missing airmen
    I have no information on their unit nor their fate , the only information is that Garrity at a moment bring Fortress to the UK

    F/Sgt Garrity Francis Frank DFM RCAF (MIA)627050 (206Sqn?)
    Sgt Jepson Bernard (MIA)1025672

    Many thanks in advance
    Regards
    Phil

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    Phillipe, Hi,

    From CWGC. All on same date. All on Runnymede. 3 x 207 Sqn (might all be connected?)

    '567972' BAYLISS JOHN 23 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force
    '627050' GARRITY FRANCIS FRANK D F M 09/01/1942 Flight Sergeant Royal Air Force
    '1180830' GRIFFITHS RICHARD VIVIAN 20 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 207 Sqdn.
    '920869' HARRIS ALEXANDER GORDON 22 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 207 Sqdn.
    '1025672' JEPSON BERNARD 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    '551817' JONES JOHN ELIAS 21 D F M 09/01/1942 Flight Sergeant Royal Air Force 207 Sqdn.
    '960555' LEDLIE ROBERT JAMES 20 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    '104575' MARCHINGTON JOHN MELLOR 30 09/01/1942 Pilot Officer Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
    '1061230' TAYLERSON WILFRED LLOYD 19 09/01/1942 Sergeant Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

    HTH
    Peter Davies
    Last edited by Resmoroh; 15th May 2018 at 08:34. Reason: QSD
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    Thanks but
    all the 207 Sqn where abord of Manchester L7322 missing the night 8/9
    Phil

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    Hello,

    9/1/1942
    Ferry Command
    Hudson III V9125

    Engine cut in cloud after take-off from Gander, crashed in sea on ferry flight off Newfoundland coast.

    C2572 F/L (Pilot) James Lee MITCHELL RCAF +
    88872 P/O Keith Percival Squire O'DONNELL RAFVR + (Aus)
    627050 F/Sgt Francis Frank GARRITY DFM RAF + (CANRAF)

    See:
    Ocean Bridge The History of RAF Ferry Command
    Christie,Carl A.
    Earl Shilton:Midland Publications,1995.
    p.311

    and ...

    RAF A/C T1000-V9999/A-B/1997/141.

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 15th May 2018 at 08:50.

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    Crew of L-7322
    F/O Bayley George Reginald (MIA) 88024
    Sgt Toohill Noel Messines RAAF (MIA) 404786
    Sgt Harris Alexander Gordon (MIA) 920869
    Sgt Griffiths Richard Vivian (MIA) 1180830
    F/Sgt Jones John Elias DFM (MIA) 551817
    Sgt Goldie Peter Charles Herbert RAAF (MIA) 406450
    Sgt Seymour William Rex RAAF (MIA) 407808

    Sorry for the mistake
    Phil
    Last edited by Philippe Dufrasne; 15th May 2018 at 09:10. Reason: Mistake

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    Many thanks Col
    Exactly what I am looking for
    Regards
    Phil

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