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Sgt James MOORE (581520) of the RAF


Captivity Details for James MOORE 581520

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
SgtJames MOORE (581520) Blenheim IV R3763 1940-07-2640 Sqdn188Stalag 357 Kopernikus

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AIR81/1211Sergeant P H Steele, Sergeant J Moore and Sergeant R Peacock: prisoners of war; Blenheim R3763 crashed west of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, 26 July 1940.C14503150

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 26 Jul 40 Aircraft: Blenheim IV R3763 Unit 40 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Germany (Jever!)
DetailsTook off 2250 from Wyton briefed to attack the airfield at Eelde (Drenthe) 14 km N of Assen Holland. Cause of loss and crash-site not established.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Sgt Donald Ferguson 1021760 24/11/43Hi Alistair I'm researching one of my relatives Stanley James Moore who was a wireless operator in the RAAF. He was killed over Germany in 1944. I've also seen the story of Sgt Ferguson and Sgt Stanley J Moore (navigator) of the RAF surviving in 1943. I'm trying to work out if my Stanley James Moore is the Stanley J Moore that survived with Sgt Ferguson. I know you were looking into this seven years ago but did you find anything more on the pair? I'm not familiar with the RAF so I'm not even sure if there's a chance an Australian would have been flying with the RAF. Thanks Darian ....Read More.darianbird on 23rd May 2017 09:27:09
Sgt Donald Ferguson 1021760 24/11/43[QUOTE=darianbird;126358]Hi Alistair I'm researching one of my relatives Stanley James Moore who was a wireless operator in the RAAF. He was killed over Germany in 1944. I've also seen the story of Sgt Ferguson and Sgt Stanley J Moore (navigator) of the RAF surviving in 1943. I'm trying to work out if my Stanley James Moore is the Stanley J Moore that survived with Sgt Ferguson. I know you were looking into this seven years ago but did you find anything more on the pair? I'm not familiar with the RAF so I'm not even sure if there's a chance an Australian would have been flying with the RAF. Thanks Darian[/QUOTE] Hi Alistair, I'd been searching for days but should have done an extra 30 minutes research before asking you. I've found another thread where someone from Canada says Stan Moore was her grandfather so it looks like he was a different Stan to my relative. Glad to hear he survived the war and into old age. Thanks anyway Darian ....Read More.darianbird on 23rd May 2017 10:02:53
Sgt Donald Ferguson 1021760 24/11/43Hello , Sgt Stanley James Moore 1367099 who flew as a navigator in BK-760 was British born in London. Regards Alain12 ....Read More.Alain12 on 25th May 2017 09:18:14
XV Sqn , J. MOORE & Blenheim IV L9469Hello, There seems to be some confusion in the data files about J. MOORE, XV Sqn and Blenheim IV, L9469. . So , Sgt. J. MOORE, 58152 was actually with 40 Sqn and became a pow with the other crew( Steele & Peacock) of Blenheim IV, R3763.Date was 25/26th July 1940. His pow number was 188. and was at "357". He should not be confused with Sgt A, J, MOORE. This was Sgt. A.E.J. MOORE, 1600685 . Who became pow when 77 Sqn Halifax II, JD247 "H" went down on the 19th November 1943. His pow number was 263496 and was at 4B. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 19th September 2020 02:52:12
XV Sqn , J. MOORE & Blenheim IV L9469Apparently the loss of Blenheim IV R3763 25/26 Jul 1940 is now correct, and in agreement eg with Warner Ch14 App 8 p248, crew correct There Peacock is also noted as the "Richard Passmore" pseudonym author of [I]Blenheim Boy[/I] [Thomas Harmsworth 1981] (with its laconic account of their bale-out & capture) [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/search.php?qname=R3763[/url] Somehow, despite correction of the spurious Moore entry re L9469, that record is now muddled in another way, with two CHARLES HENRY ROBINSON entries, differing by service nos, dates of death and cemetery. [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/search.php?qname=L9469[/url] I'm unable to look into this further... ....Read More.Don Clark on 16th January 2021 08:18:48

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