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    Default Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Hello all,

    Im struggling to identify the first names of the following Canadian airmen who served with 78 Squadron during WW2 and would be grateful if anyone can assist:

    R204598. AGNEW W NAVIGATOR. 1945

    R186102. ALSOP H T. WIRELESS OPERATOR. 1944

    R220991. ANDERSON R F. AIR GUNNER. 1944

    ANDERSON R H. NAVIGATOR. 1942/43

    R171542. BARCLAY R. AIR BOMBER 1944

    R223431. BRONFIELD W G AIR GUNNER. 1945

    R194260. BROWN N R. AIR BOMBER. 1944

    R255284. CAMPBELL M L. AIR BOMBER. 1945

    R CHIVERTON T J NAVIGATOR. 1944. THOMAS JAMES WAS COMMISSIONED AS J26294 BUT DON'T KNOW ORIGINAL NUMBER

    R188350. CODY R D WIRELESS OP. 1945

    R271674. CONNORS P AIR GUNNER 1945

    R177350. COVENEY F M. WIRELESS OP. 1945

    R279310. CROFT R S AIR GUNNER. 1945

    R218033. DAVEY L C AIR BOMBER. 1945

    R263486 DAVIDSON T. AIR GUNNER. 1944/45

    R224499. DAVIES M P WIRELESS OP. 1945

    R256432. DE ROSE M. AIR GUNNER. 1945

    R252937. DOUGAN D P WIRELESS OP. 1945

    any information gratefully received.

    Thanks

    Daz

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    Default Re: Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Hi Daz,

    R73100 Thomas James CHIVERTON J26294

    Item 50 of 113 1943-07-24

    https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Collec...66091616419990

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    Mojmir

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    Default Re: Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Superb, thank you very much.

    Daz

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    Default Re: Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Daz. Brown.NR R-194260 Norman Joseph Russell Brown J-94367
    Seems like no others were commissioned.

    Richard

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    Richard,

    many thanks much appreciated.

    Daz

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    Default Re: Help identifying Canadians (A- D)

    Hi Daz,

    I can't open the site

    https://www.google.com/search?q=%22c...GbX4ipXPZQIQ8M

    but there is an air gunner Patrick Connors. Is it "your" man?

    Regards

    Mojmir

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    Mojmir

    Thanks, I've reached out to the site owners and asked them to pass a message onto the family.

    Regards
    Daz

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