Air Sergeant Reginald Ernest Oatley GILES (102350) 1941-06-14 24 Sqdn Libya Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac Ref : 5. A. 13.
Second Lieutenant Charles Cornack GORDON (47930) 1941-06-14 24 Sqdn Libya Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac Ref : 5. G. 6.
Air Sergeant Paul Wilhelm De Beer BOTHMA (102315) Wireless Operator 1941-06-14 24 Sqdn Libya Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Ac
Hello,
The a/c was a 24 Sqdn SAAF a/c serial "1609".
Details in vol 1 of " A history of the Mediterranean Air War 1940-1945", page 220.

Marie on Geni again (Thanks) found death Cert on GORDON so

Crew were -
Lt. E.C.Newborn - POW.
Those killed were
Air Sgt. Paul Wilhelm DeBeer BOTHMA.
Air Sgt. Reginald Ernest Oatley GILES.
2Lt. Charles Cormack GORDON.
They now rest at Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya.
Ref: CWGC.


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