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    Default Airman look-Up

    Hello,

    Despite many attempts to find him, I have drawn a blank on W/O B.H Harvey 539795 RAFVR. I have checked Air28, but he seems to be missing.

    Any help or advice welcome.

    Chaz

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    Default Re: Airman look-Up

    Chaz

    The service number is wrong. 539795 refers to William Robert HUTCHINSON

    What unit was your man on?

    Chris

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    Default Re: Airman look-Up

    Chris,

    s/n as per the ORB, served 299 Squadron, evader.

    Chaz

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    Default Re: Airman look-Up

    A likely candidate is Bernard Henry HARVEY 569162 RAF commissioned from Warrant Officer to P/O (56253) on 22nd October 1944.

    He was later awarded the DFC whilst posted to 196 Squadron flying Stirlings. He was a Flight Engineer.

    Chris

    ADDITIONAL

    Sgt W R HUTCHINSON was also on 299 Squadron. Check your ORB to see what S/N they allocated to him. Maybe there was an inadvertent switch

    Final addition

    The ORB for 299 Squadron on the 9th August 1944 shows W/O B H Harvey with a s/n of 569162 as above.
    Last edited by cozzy711; 10th September 2021 at 10:08. Reason: additional detail

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