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    Default SAAF pilots - 183 Squadron

    Hi,

    Can anyone supply the full names of the following SAAF pilots, please?

    All served with 183 Sqn (Typhoons).

    328502 Bodley E. W.
    328530 Drew T. V.
    328500 Goodman B. E.

    http://www.saairforce.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4121

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    Hello,

    328502V Lt Ernest W. BODLEY - 183 Sqn RAF - 20/08/1944-11/09/1945
    328530V Lt Terrence Vincent 'Terry' DREW - 183 Sqn RAF - 15/08/1944-11/09/1945(75 ops, 90 op hrs).
    328500V Capt Barry Eric GOODMAN - 183 Sqn RAF - 15 or 29/08/1944-11/09/1945(75 ops).

    See:
    Springbok Fighter Victory SAAF Fighter Operations 1939-1945 - Vol.1 - East Africa - 1940-1941
    Schoeman,Michael
    Nelspruit:Freeworld Publications,2002.
    pp.149, 154 & 158 (Appendix II - SAAF fighter pilots who are known [or are believed] to have flown operationally with SAAF, Commonwealth or Allied fighter squadrons, 1939-1945, pp.146-185).

    Col.
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    Default Re: SAAF pilots - 183 Squadron

    Don't know when they died. All three were with the Squadron right up to May 45.

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    Default Re: SAAF pilots - 183 Squadron

    Thank you very much, Col.

    Terrence Vincent Drew

    Born 19 July 1922
    Died: ? https://www.identitynumber.org/death...p?surname=DREW

    Mojmír

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