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    Default F/S. H S. Brown RAF. 202 Sqd 09/06/1943

    Looking for the details regarding the loss of the following airman. Any help would be appreciated

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    Peter

    Name: BROWN, HAROLD STERLING
    Initials: H S
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Rank: Flight Sergeant
    Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
    Unit Text: 202 Sqdn.
    Age: 21
    Date of Death: 09/06/1943
    Service No: 553965
    Additional information: Son of William Henry and Maud Florence Brown, of Widnes. Lancashire.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Memorial: GIBRALTAR MEMORIAL

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    Catalina FP214.

    8 killed, 2 survivors

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    Catalina Ib, FP214: Flew into high ground at night near Algeciras, Spain [at Puerto El Cabrito, between Tarifa and Algeciras. Eight crew kill, two injured.

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    Ross, Ragnar,

    Many thanks for the loss details, it is appreciated

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    Peter

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    Ragnar, Ross,
    I've eight on the Gibraltar Memorial (Tibbets - Johnston - Free - Webster - Brown - Noble - Watson - Cooper). Who were the two who survived and may have been interned, perhaps later released ?
    Regards,
    Henk.

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    Hi Henk,

    Sgt A Bibby, 1432148
    Sgt G T Davies, 635541

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    Thanks Ross for this and all other valuable info made available over the year.
    Season greetings,
    Henk.

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