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Thread: F/Sgt Andrew FORD P.o.W. M.E. c.October 1942

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    Default F/Sgt Andrew FORD P.o.W. M.E. c.October 1942

    Hello everyone

    I've another P.o.W. I'm struggling to find. The Berwickshire News of Tuesday October 13th 1942 reported the following:

    COLDSTREAM
    Sergt. (Air Gunner) Andrew Ford, R.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Ford, Duns Road, Coldstream, is reported missing from operational duties in the Middle East. He went overseas a few months ago after gaining rapid promotion in the R.A.F.


    The same paper on February 9th 1943 reported that he was a P.o.W in Italy, and that he had been reported missing over North Africa.

    I think his Service Number may be 1369279. I've tried to find him in BCL ME Volume 1, to no avail.

    Suggestions welcome!

    Regards

    Simon

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    Andrew Ford is indeed 1369279 (TNA AIR 78/56/7/25). Block 1365001-1375000 RAFVR Edinburgh from 01-Aug-40.
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    Hi Simon,

    Not to throw a spanner in the works:

    https://discovery.nationalarchives.g...ls/r/C16833258

    Regards,

    Dave

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    Dave, and Peter

    Thanks for the replies. Obviously something wrong somewhere!

    He's mentioned three times in articles in the Berwickshire News between October 1942 and February 1943 and each time recorded as Air Gunner, R.A.F.

    Regards

    Simon

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