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    Default P/O Edward John Wilby Navigaton in a Mosquito?

    I am trying to find out any information regarding the following navigator.

    PILOT OFFICER EDWARD JOHN WILBY WAS KILLED IN ACTION 10TH APRIL 1945.
    HE WAS AGED JUST 22.

    EDWARD WAS A MEMBER OF 107 SQUADRON, KILLED WHILST FLYING ON HIS 30 OP. IN AIRCRAFT "K" RS 550.

    Can anyone tell me any further information about this man.

    Thanks in advance
    Brett

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    Brett, From the LG:
    Air Ministry, 1st May, 1945.
    ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE.
    GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH.
    Appointment to commission.
    As Plt. Offs. on prob. (emergency):
    Flt. Sgts.
    1803420 Edward John WILBY (195683). 12th Feb. 1945.
    Regards, Terry

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    thank you Terry,

    Can anyone tell me if i am right in thinking that after a 30th Op a rest period or award was granted?

    Also i have noticed on this forum that several mosquito losses have been reported from european sorces, would anyone be able to tell me how i could find out how this pilot met his sad end.

    Regards
    Brett

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    Lost on a night intruder mission in Mosquito RS550 together with his pilot P/O W.H. Mitton

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