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    Default Lancaster Mk.1 - ME722 PM-E - 22nd May 1944

    Hello,

    More known about this crew ? - Service numbers POW's and EVD - Age ?, Hometown ?


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    Crew: Lancaster Mk.1 - ME722 PM-E - 22nd May 1944 - Mission Duisburg
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    171649 - P/O - Pilot - T. I. "Ivor" Jones - RAF - Age 21 - KIA - Kranenburg Cemetery - Coll. Grave 4-5 -

    ...... - W/O - Bomb-aimer - B. H. "Bruce" Davis - RAAF - POW - Feb 1945 - Red Cross - exchange -

    R/74523 - WO2 - Navigator - E. S. "Ted" Moran - RCAF - POW - Camp L7, POW No.275 ( also 75 ? )

    ...... - Sgt - Flt. Eng. - D. "Dennis" Sharp(e) - RAF ? - caught in Belgium - but became POW -

    ...... - Sgt - W.Op./Air Gunner - C. R. "Joe" Francis - RAF - EVD to England

    1061382 - Sgt - Air Gunner - W. E. "Jonah" Jones - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA - Kranenburg cemetery - Coll. Grave 4-5 -

    1590407 - Sgt - Air Gunner - M. "Maurice" Pickles - RAFVR - KIA - Kranenburg cemetery - Coll. Grave 4-5 -
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    Hello PATS,

    AUS416563 Bruce Hamilton DAVIS RAAF.

    See also BCL6/222

    Col.

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    Col Bruggy,

    Thanks for the info regarding DAVIS

    Where stands BCL6/222 for ?
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    BCL6/222 = :-

    Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War
    1945 Volume 6.
    Chorley,W.R
    Earl Shilton:Midland Counties Publications,1998.
    p.222.

    Here is the entry referred to :-

    Appendix 13.
    Amendments to Previous Volumes with Addendum to Volume 6.

    Volume 5

    Page: 229
    Serial: ME722
    Amendment: Delete Gelderland Insert Overijssel W/O Davis eventually captured by Gestapo and severely treated. He died 6 February 1987.

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    171649 JONES,Thomas Ivor
    1894700 SHARPE,D
    R/74523 MORAN,L.S. RCAF
    AUS416563 DAVIS,Bruce Hamilton RAAF
    1321173 FRANCIS,C.R,
    1590407 PICKLES,Maurice
    1061382 Jones,William Ernest

    (You will need to verify this info).

    Col.
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    1874700 = SHARPE, Dennis

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    Edward Stewart Moran b. Vancouver 4 August 1915 d. Vancouver 7 January 1991.

    Pharmacy clerk 1939, married Ethel Brown 30 September 1939. Enlisted RCAF 1940.

    Small photograph of him in the Province, 9 August 1944, page 16.

    Regards,

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    Thanks, just what I was looking for ;)

    Based on article in 1944 he was a 27-year old son. ( born abt. 1917 )
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    Quote Originally Posted by PATS1950 View Post
    1874700 = SHARPE, Dennis
    According Birth certificate and his niece Patricia ..... it's Denis and SHARPE with an "E"

    Denis Sharpe is still with us.

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