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    Default Photo(s) of airman KIA and buried in Belgium

    Goodevening ,

    Can someone help me with a photo of the following airman from 44 sqdn KIA en buried in Genk Belgium.

    1398205 Flight Sergeant John Alan Buckby, Air Bomber in 44 Squadron, died 22nd June 1944, aged 21. Son of Charles William and Margaret Wylie Buckby, of Muswell Hill, Middlesex.

    1230376 Flight Sergeant Raymond Fazackerley, Navigator Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Fazackerley, of Lostock Hall, Lancashire.

    71071 Sergeant Harry Moxon Greenfield, Air Gunner Son of Frank Arthur herbert and Marjorie Greenfield, of Gwelo, Southern Rhodesia.

    1238611 Sergeant Henry Robert Pursglove, Wireless Operator Son of Herbert Henry and Nellie Pursglove, of Edgware, Middlesex.

    17995515 Sergeant Harold Vincent Dick Thompson, Flight Engineer

    1578552 Flight Sergeant George Leonard Wright, Navigator Son of George and G.A.Wright, of Holmbush, Cornwall.

    Thanks in advance
    Alain

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    Default Re: Photo(s) of airman KIA and buried in Belgium

    Two other airmen were lost with this crew.
    F/Sgt Willis Eugene SPINKS, RCAF R/183116 ( air gunner).
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    P/O Thomas Bryan RICHARDS, RAFVR 160150 ( Pilot ).

    Lancaster ME804, 22/061944
    Last edited by Alex Smart; 12th July 2021 at 18:53.

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    Default Re: Photo(s) of airman KIA and buried in Belgium

    Hi Alain,

    The other two airmen in Alex’s message, there is a photo of Spinks on the Canadian Virtual Memorial Site, if you google his full name it should take you to the site.

    Cheers,

    John.

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    Goodmorning ,

    Thanks for the help , i already found a photo of F/Sgt Willis Eugene SPINKS, RCAF R/183116 ( air gunner) and P/O Thomas Bryan RICHARDS, RAFVR 160150 ( Pilot ).

    Greets
    Alain12

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    Default Re: Photo(s) of airman KIA and buried in Belgium

    That explains why you did not include them in your post.
    Alex

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