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    Default Sgt M Shearman, MUG 76 Sqn, injured 4 March 1945

    Hi,

    does anyone know the service number and/or the Christian name(s) of Mid Upper Gunner Sergeant M Shearman, who was injured severely after baling out of 76 Squadron Halifax MZ680 on 4 March 1945?

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    RodM

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    Hello,

    Bill Chorley in his history of No.76 Squadron, "To See The Dawn Breaking" names him as Mid-upper gunner, Sgt Morgan Shearman (p.174)

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    Rod/Col,

    AIR 78/142/8 Images 4 & 5.

    Morgan John Shearman 970369 (F) – (Block 965000-1149977 RAFVR Padgate 01-Sep-39-31-Mar-41)
    M Shearman 186955 (Block 185001-188000 RAF Transfers from Army 01-May-18)

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    Hello,

    It is Morgan John Shearman:

    Flight, July 6, 1945. p.105 - Cas. Comm. No.528.

    Wounded or Injured in Action.

    Sgt M. J. Shearman.

    https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightP...20-%201472.PDF

    Morgan subsequently underwent more than twenty operations in the process of his recovery.

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    Rod/Col
    MORGAN JOHN SHEARMAN
    b. 29 Aug 1917 Bap 14 Oct 1917 Coppull, St John the Divine, Church Of England, Blackburn
    m. Q3 1940 Joan Gidman Reg Amounderness 8e 1883
    d. Apr 2001 Reg Preston & South Ribble 5881D D58C 059
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    Hi Col and Peter,

    thanks for the speedy and informative replies, 'very much appreciated.

    RodM

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