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    Default F/S George Leyton Fiddler - RCAF -

    L.S.,

    Do find Leyton and Layton for F/S Fiddler's middle name.
    birth / age / unknown
    any info is welcome about this Airmen and his crew mates of Lancaster W4169

    R/83103 - Flight Sergeant - Air Gunner - George Leyton Fiddler - RCAF - Age .. - KIA - 14/9/1942
    - of Canada - Plot 2. Row 10. Grave 621 - Epe General Cemetery - CWGC ref. 2647954
    born .. ... .... - died 14 Sep 1942, Emst, The Netherlands - Age ..
    Sgt. George Layton Fiddler
    John Fiddler ( father ), 3844 Montcalm Street, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Globe and Mail, 1943/05/26 - presumed dead -

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    Crew: Lancaster Mk.I - W4169 - KM-S - 14th September 1942 - Operation Bremen
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    80116 - F/O - Pilot - C. T. Holland - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA
    777815 - Sgt. - FLt. Engineer - A. L. Goodyer - RAFVR - Age .. - POW
    778447 - Sgt. - Observer - E. Williams - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA
    777675 - Sgt. - W.Op./Air Gnr.- D. N. Huntley - RAFVR - DFM - Age .. - KIA
    R/83103 - FlT/Sgt. - Air Gunner - G. L. Fiddler - RCAF - Age .. - KIA
    109919 - F/O - Air Gunner - C. H. Lovegrove - RAFVR - Age 19 - KIA
    641455 - Sgt. - Air Gunner - P. C. Murphy - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA
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    PATS - Vollenhove - The Netherlands

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    TSGNO: "FIDDLER, GEORGE LAYTON FS (AG) R83103 From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Sept.14/42 age 20. #44 Rhodesia Squadron (Fulmina Regis lusta) Lancaster aircraft # W 4169 failed to return from operations."

    The London Gazette shows the "Christoper Thomas HOLLAND (80116)".

    Regards,
    Christian

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    Parents of Sgt. Murphy did live in Montreal ( likely post-war address ) as he was with RAFVR

    641455 - Sergeant - Air Gunner - Paul Cameron Murphy - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA - 14/9/1942
    - of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada - Plot 2. Row 10. Grave 624 - Epe General Cemetery - CWGC ref. 2647967
    Son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Murphy, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PATS - Vollenhove - The Netherlands

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    Royal Canadian Air Force Casualty List 407, issued 28 October 1942, shows Canadians in the Royal Air Force:

    Murphy, Paul Cameron, Sgt, RAF, missing after air operations overseas, G. Murphy, (father), Montreal.

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    TSGNO: "MURPHY, PAUL CAMERON SGT (AG) 641455 - Royal Air Force. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed In Action Sept.14/42 age 21. #44 Rhodesia Squadron (Fulmina Regis lusta)."

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