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    Gents,

    Following on from my recent success would it be possible to locate any details, promotions etc of Wing Commander A.J Samson former 218 flight commander and commanding office of No.514 Squadron.

    Thanks in advance.

    Steve
    No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association Historian
    No.623 squadron Research

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    Hi Steve,

    To start, I found these links where A.J. Samson is mentioned :

    http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1943/1943%20-%200329.html?search=A.%20J.%20Samson
    (The citation is at the right bottom of the page)

    http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1946/1946%20-%201648.html?search=A.%20J.%20Samson
    (Samson is mentioned at the top of the second column)


    http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/36405/supplements/1054

    http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/35176/pages/3102

    http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/34854/pages/3036

    http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/35858/supplements/268

    http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/issues/35557/pages/2079


    Bruno
    Bruno LECAPLAIN
    Raf WWII 38 Group Squadrons Reunited <www.raf38group.org>
    Stirling Aircraft Society <stirlingaircraftsoc.raf38group.org>

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    At these links you'll find a photo and a newspaper article about Samson:

    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/souvenir/sub.cfm?source=collections/monumentvirtuel/photos&casualty=1816085

    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/content/collections/virtualmem/photoview_f.cfm?casualty=1816085&photo=57470

    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/content/collections/virtualmem/photoview_f.cfm?casualty=1816085&photo=57473

    Samson is also listed at the bottom of the text at this link:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/23/a6165623.shtml

    Bruno
    Bruno LECAPLAIN
    Raf WWII 38 Group Squadrons Reunited <www.raf38group.org>
    Stirling Aircraft Society <stirlingaircraftsoc.raf38group.org>

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