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    Default Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    I am missing some first and middle names of fighter pilots. Anyone can help?
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    Franek

    No 122 Sqn
    W/O C R Castleton of Bingley Yorkshire
    F/S Evans
    F/L M J Wright

    No 129 Sqn
    F/O Dickson

    No 132
    F/L Hawkins
    F/S Lindsay
    W/O McKinnon
    F/O Wilkinson

    No 421 Sqn
    F/O J.W.McDonald

    No 416 Sqn
    F/O Gordon A ‘Gord’ Cameron
    F/L England
    F/L A J Fraser

    No 441 Sqn
    F/O H E Derraugh
    F/O J.A. McIntosh of Bobcaygeon, Ontario
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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Franek,
    1439195 Cecil Roy CASTLETON (187937)
    656080 Maurice John WRIGHT (117704)
    HTH
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    Last edited by Resmoroh; 29th August 2022 at 10:36.
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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Franek
    Emrys Arthur Evans
    G R 'Dicky' Dickson I think he was a New Zealander if that helps?
    Steve

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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Hi Franek,

    I am adding a bit:

    F/Lt Gerald Russell 'Reg' Dickson RNZAF 405261

    http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/sho...n-RNZAF-405261

    Regards

    Mojmir

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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    No 122 Sqn
    F/S Evans, Emrys Arthur (1317069)

    No 132
    F/L Hawkins, David James (129465)
    F/S LindsEy, Thomas (1237981)
    W/O McKinnon, James R. (R/101837)
    F/O Wilkinson, H.


    No 416 Sqn
    F/L England, Derrick John (C/1070)
    F/L Fraser, Alexander James "Bud" (J/12092)

    No 441 Sqn
    F/O Harold E. Derraugh (J/26045)
    F/O James A. McIntosh of Bobcaygeon, Ontario (J/27247)

    /John Engelsted

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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Hi Franek,

    I think you are looking for R144100 William Leonard McDonald (J86637). The ORB of 421 Squadron Form 540 has Len McDonald.

    https://www.legacy.com/ca/obituaries...?pid=117506881

    http://www.airhistory.org.uk/spitfire/p072.html

    MK990 LFIX CBAF M66 8MU 27-3-44 421Sq 7-9-44 Shot down by Bf109 on sweep nr Nijmegen 25-9-44 F/O JW (?) McDonald safe

    Regards

    Mojmir

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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    R90701 Harold Edmund DERRAUGH (J26045) pilot Item 65 of 142 1943-07-31

    R167205 James Alexander McINTOSH (J27247) pilot Item 28 of 89 1943-09-04

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    Mojmir

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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Thanks guys! This is most helpful!
    I leave here a list of few names that were not fully solved, in case someone may add anything in the future.
    Franek

    No 132
    W/O James R. McKinnon (R/101837)
    F/O H. Wilkinson

    No 416 Sqn
    F/O Gordon A ‘Gord’ Cameron

    No 421 Sqn
    F/O J. W. McDonald ? F/O William Leonard 'Len' McDonald (J86637) R144100
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    Default Re: Some missing first names of RAF & RCAF airmen, Sep 44

    Franek,

    Here is what I have:

    1439195 Cecil Roy Castleton (187937)
    1317069 Emrys Arthur Evans
    Maurice John Wright (117704)

    George Russell Dickson NZ 405261

    David James Hawkins (129465)

    Gordon Alexander Cameron RCAF J16949
    Derrick John England RCAF C1070
    Alexander James Fraser RCAF J12092

    Harold Edmund "Hal" Derraugh RCAF J26045
    James Alexander McIntosh RCAF J27247

    Regards,
    Tom
    Last edited by Tom Semenza; 30th August 2022 at 02:03.

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