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    Default Beaufighter MkIF R2473 14.09.1941

    Ladies & gents,
    can anyone supply any information on this 406 sqn, aircraft from RAF Acklington.

    Thank you

    Chris.

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    Default Beaufighter MkIF R2473 14.09.1941

    Hello Chris,

    Do you know about this link:

    http://www.rootsweb.com/~onlanark/NewspaperClippings/RCAF.htm

    Supposed crewmember:

    Hugh John Findlay, F/O (P) C1179. From Westmount, Quebec.
    Buried in the Chevington Cemetery, East Chevington , Northumberland, England.

    Regards

    Finn Buch

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    Hello again,

    The story can be read in the book "Fathers, Brothers and Sons, written by Larry Gray. Probably you can find the book in U.K.

    http://books.google.dk/books?id=SkYMd3eYxt4C&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=406+Sqn+ R2473&source=bl&ots=Lf3VQDYL-g&sig=pv7u542YMzqWaHNCt1onmzKXgC0&hl=da&ei=nvcOSoa mEdWrjAeAo6mvBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resn um=1#PPA98,M1

    Regards

    Finn Buch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Argus View Post
    Hello again,

    The story can be read in the book "Fathers, Brothers and Sons, written by Larry Gray. Probably you can find the book in U.K.

    http://books.google.dk/books?id=SkYMd3eYxt4C&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=406+Sqn+ R2473&source=bl&ots=Lf3VQDYL-g&sig=pv7u542YMzqWaHNCt1onmzKXgC0&hl=da&ei=nvcOSoa mEdWrjAeAo6mvBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resn um=1#PPA98,M1

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    Finn Buch
    Amazon from 20-27. Not sure about the synopsis that goes with it though.

    Best Wishes.
    Robert.

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    Thank you Finn & Robert

    Chris

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    R2473:
    F/O (Pilot) Hugh J. FINDLAY - RCAF C/1179, and
    F/Sgt (WOp/Ag) Edwin K. VICKERS - RCAF R/63911.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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