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    Default Other 14 Sqn. loss, 19-4-45

    On April 19, 1945, 14 Squadron lost two Wellingtons. Details of one of these losses , Wellington XIV NC419, were posted recently.

    Can anyone supply details of the loss, serial and crew of the other aircraft ?

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    Col.

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    This is what I've on file:
    NB858 coded CX-V t/o Chivenor 2103 on anti-subpatrol Western Approaches and lost over Biscai Bay. Crew:
    Capt Martin OVERED - SAAF 328310;
    P/O Herbert J. RYAN - 196002;
    F/Sgt Eric N. - ROWLAND - 1458782;
    F/Sgt James J. BROPHY - 1545658;
    Sgt James R. GEE - 1455968, and
    Sgt Michael J. GILLANE - 1143836.
    Except F/Sgt Brophy, who lies buried Bilbao, Spanin, all crew commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Hello Henk,

    Thanks for that, just what I needed.

    Regards,
    Col.

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