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by david layne
Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: WW2 RAF Crashes in Bomber County
Replies: 8
Views: 2767

Re: WW2 RAF Crashes in Bomber County

My father's crash at Waddington. 2nd September 1941 COPENHAGEN HARBOUR (DENMARK) Take off time 1940 from Swinderby. Hampden 116. Crew: Pilot P/O Carter, P/O Davidson, Sgt. Layne, Sgt. Gilmore. The crew was one of 16 Hampden aircraft detailed to drop vegetables (mines) in the Daffodil (Copenhagen) ar...
by david layne
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Returning Damaged RAF Aircraft
Replies: 7
Views: 1901

Re: Returning Damaged RAF Aircraft

Don't know the source of these pictures of a Wellington. http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q137/DavidLayne/raf%20items/Wellington5.jpg http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q137/DavidLayne/raf%20items/Wellington4.jpg http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q137/DavidLayne/raf%20items/Wellington3.jpg http:/...
by david layne
Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Les davenport - POW Wartime log LIST OF NAMES UPDATED!!
Replies: 13
Views: 6826

Re: Les davenport - POW Wartime log LIST OF NAMES UPDATED!!

Pleased for you Ian. My father would have "rubbed shoulders" with these airmen.

I am working on all of the airmen listed in my father's log. My efforts so far can be seen here. http://wallyswar.wordpress.com/other-pows/
by david layne
Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Squadron & Airman details - Help required.....
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: Squadron & Airman details - Help required.....

No stanley Hewitt in Footprints, no Hewitt from 7 Squadron there either, perhaps he was from Fighter or Coastal Command therefore not listed in Footprints.
by david layne
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: ww2 Formation Flying Photos .....
Replies: 50
Views: 16992

Re: ww2 Formation Flying Photos .....

I think these are 14 OTU aircraft.
by david layne
Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Les davenport - POW Wartime log LIST OF NAMES UPDATED!!
Replies: 13
Views: 6826

Re: Les davenport - 7 squadron raf / pow 1941 LIST OF NAMES

I have made great progress in tracking down the prisoners in my father's POW "Wartime Log." If anyone can fill in some blanks I would be most appreciative. Allen Chas(Tim) 70 Warren road, Washwood Heath, Birmingham. Sgt. Rear Gunner, 75 Squadron, Lancaster PB520 20 Nov 44, Op Homberg, Lancaster PB52...
by david layne
Fri Feb 14, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Prisoner of War Stalag Luft photos 1941-45
Replies: 3
Views: 661

Re: Prisoner of War Stalag Luft photos 1941-45

Not exactly what you are looking for but interesting never the less.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe- ... 5346115668#_=_
by david layne
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION CHALLENGE 209
Replies: 9
Views: 1851

Re: AIRCRAFT IDENTIFICATION CHALLENGE 209

You slay me
by david layne
Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge 208
Replies: 15
Views: 3390

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 208

Siebel Si 204

Oops, day late, dollar short!