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    Default Service number of air gunners from No. 3 Group 1943

    Hi,

    For the following air gunners I have not been able to find the service numbers in the ORBs or in CWGC/POW search. I hope you can help me with the missing service numbers or the air force to which the air gunners belonged.

    15 Sqn
    Sgt M. Furber (shared a probably destroyed U/I E/A on the night 2/3rd June 43, pilot Sgt Jack Bradshaw Keen, RAF 149998)
    Sgt J. Lamarche (shared a damaged Me 110 on the night 22/23rd June 43, pilot F/O John Rowlinson Childs, RAFVR, 128604)
    Sgt H. Ford (shared a probably destroyed Ju 88 on the night 30/31st Aug 43, pilot F/Sgt Eric Allan Hill, RAAF Aus414238)

    90 Sqn
    Sgt G.F. Millar (claimed a destroyed FW190 on the night 12/13th Aug 43, pilot F/Lt F.E. Sheppard)
    Sgt W. McPherson and F/Sgt J. Mansfield (shared a probably destroyed Me 110 on the night 27/28th Sept 43, pilot W/O Sidney Antonie Luyk, RNZAF NZ415332)
    Sgt J.C. Moss (shared a damaged Me 110 on the night 27/28th Sept 43, pilot P/O E.F.G. Mills, RAF)

    115 Sqn
    Sgt C. Scripsy or Skripsy (shared a damaged Ju 88 on the night 21/22nd June 43, and a shared probably destroyed Ju 88 on the following night, pilot F/O J F Andrews)

    214 Sqn
    Sgt J.M. Henry (claimed a damaged Me 109 on the night 25/26th May 43, pilot P/O R.G. Gray)
    Sgt J.A. Rumsey (shared a damaged Me 110 on the night 5/6th Sept 43, pilot F/O Sylvester Joseph Eddy DFC, RAAF, A.408643)

    218 Sqn
    Sgt K. Hunter (shared a destroyed E/A on the night 13/14th May 43, pilot S/Ldr E.F. Sly)

    622 Sqn
    Sgt R. Head or Heel (claimed a destroyed S/E E/A on the night 22/23rd Sept 43 and a destroyed T/E E/A on the following night, pilot P/O K D Batson, RAF 149217)

    623 Sqn
    Sgt D.R. Burgess and P/O E.H. Evans (shared a destroyed U/I E/A on the night 22/23rd Sep 43, pilot F/Lt D. Smith, RAF 748133)

    Thanks in advance,
    Peter

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    Default Re: Service number of air gunners from No. 3 Group 1943

    Hi Peter,

    F/O James MANSFIELD, D.F.C. (142222), RAFVR (DFC for the action 27/28th Sept 43)

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/5587

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    Mojmir

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    Default Re: Service number of air gunners from No. 3 Group 1943

    https://www.forces-war-records.co.uk...n-1918-to-1975
    help?


    Sgt M. Furber?
    Maurice Gilbert Fudge Furber 1141134 1940 Royal Air Force
    Michael Brian Furber 589222 1944 Royal Air Force



    James Albert Rumsey 1243633 1940

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    Default Re: Service number of air gunners from No. 3 Group 1943

    Hi Mojmir and Paul,

    Thank you for the assistance much appreciated. The link to forces war records can be very valuable.

    Regards,
    Peter

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