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    Default 578th Squadron - Halifax NR191 - 20 Feb 1945

    L.S.,

    Do have this info so far about this crew
    Any info is welcome - like missing Service Number, Christian name, Hometown, etc...

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    Crew - Halifax Mk.III NR191 LK-K - 20 Feb 1945 - Operation Düsseldorf
    3 KIA - 4 POW
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    187060 - F/O - Pilot - Ronald (nmi) Carabine - RAFVR - POW
    .......... - Sgt - .... - J. Benson - RAFVR - Inj - POW
    157335 - F/O - Navigator - H. E. J. Perry - RAFVR - KIA
    157178 - F/O - Air Bomber - J. R. M. Mills - RAF - KIA
    .......... - F/S - .... - N. Earnshaw - RAFVR - Inj - POW
    1307324 - Sgt - Air Gunner - P. Blake - RAFVR - KIA
    ........... - Sgt - .... - G. D. Gibb - RAFVR - Inj- POW
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    157335 - F/O - Navigator - Hugh Ernest James Perry - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA
    - ref. 2041065 - Grave 27 A 17 - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
    of UK

    157178 - F/O - Air Bomber - John Robert Moffatt Mills - RAF - Age .. - KIA
    - ref. 2040413 - Grave 27 A 16 - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
    of UK

    1307324 - Sgt - Air Bomber - Philip Blake - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA
    - ref. 2036982 - Grave 27 A 15 - Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
    Son of David and May Blake, of Edinburgh, UK
    Last edited by PATS; 22nd March 2009 at 16:03.
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    Carabine at time of 578 Sq. History was living in Marlow.

    Sgt. J. Benson F/E
    F/Sgt. N. Earnshaw Wop.
    Sgt. G.D. Gibb R/G

    Too late for PoW Registers.

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    Default F/O Ronald (nmi) Carabine - POW No. 11232 -

    F/O Ronald (nmi) Carabine
    Initially evaded until captured near Bruhl - 28 Feb 1945 -
    interned in Camps Stalag 13D-Nurnberg / Stalag 7A - Moosburg (Isar) - POW No. 11232
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