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    Default J H Stephenson 218 Sqn 19/5/1942

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    I am new to the forum and looking for information on one of my Keswick lads,

    JOHN HENRY STEPHENSON 653773 AGE 20 Sgt 218 Sqn Royal Air Force lost on the 19th May 1942 .

    Any information or a nudge in the right direction would be greatly appreciated.

    Steve

    http://keswick-at-war.yolasite.com/

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    Hi Steve,

    Re his service number I believe he must of enlisted in the Royal Air Force around August 1939. I have the details on an Air Gunner who flew in the Battle of Britain number 653671 enlisted August 1939 !

    Mark

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    Thanks Mark that all adds to the detail, he was also an air gunner ! 218 were on Stirlings at the time.

    Steve

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    Stirling DJ977 (HA-F) failed to return from a raid on Mannheim and pres. lost over sea. (Chorley Vol. 3, page 97).
    Regards,
    Henk.

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