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by abc man
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Family Members sought
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Family Members sought

Good morning! My sincerest apologies for the late reply. I thought I would get auto notifications if I ever received a response. To answer your question, I have not been able to make contact with the Edworthy family. I was able to determine he was from Saskatoon/Canada with ties to Manitoba Canada ...
by abc man
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Seeking crew descendants.
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Seeking crew descendants.

You can certainly find out who "George" is. The service files of the two Canadians will be held at the LAC in Ottawa. As you have "George's" service number they can give you his full name. The same cannot be said for "Vic". Quebec is a huge place and with no service number.... Barry Massey's NCO num...
by abc man
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Family Members sought
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: Family Members sought

Iain,

Before I type a lot of info you may already have, have you been in contact with Edworthy's family?
by abc man
Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.
Replies: 12
Views: 3055

Re: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.

Hello,

"Bazlik" will be Sgt Victor Bazlik of Windsor, Ontario (not really "French Canada")

"Grant" was Sgt Lawrence Grant of Miami, Manitoba. His brother, James' obituary from 2011 states he is deceased, no year given.
by abc man
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Thomas Crew on Stirling bomber came down 30/31July 1943
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Re: Thomas Crew on Stirling bomber came down 30/31July 1943

Bruno, The man Mrs. Vaughan is looking for was 1331932 Sgt. Ronald Henry Boxell. Service number comes from a block of numbers: 1330001 to 1340000, issued beginning Nov 1940 Uxbridge and Weston-super-Mare. Ancestry shows a family tree with a birth year of 1921, Hampshire , deceased 2001 Sussex. He ma...
by abc man
Sun Jul 03, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancaster PB634 / SR-U , No. 101 Sqdn. , lost 28.12.1944
Replies: 15
Views: 3055

Re: Lancaster PB634 / SR-U , No. 101 Sqdn. , lost 28.12.1944

Went that route, Alan, looking for a birth on freebmd for the 1925 timeframe. Nothing.

But did find one with the right parents names a few years earlier
by abc man
Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancaster PB634 / SR-U , No. 101 Sqdn. , lost 28.12.1944
Replies: 15
Views: 3055

Re: Lancaster PB634 / SR-U , No. 101 Sqdn. , lost 28.12.1944

I'm new to the forum and have joined due to my interest in PB 634. I have recently become the proud owner of the DFC group of medals earned by Fg Off Giggs who was the Rear Gunner in Lancaster PB 634 which has recently been found by your excavation. Any further details of him or the rest of the cre...
by abc man
Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Aircraft Identification Challenge 245
Replies: 6
Views: 1417

Re: Aircraft Identification Challenge 245

Supermarine Type 322
by abc man
Mon Jan 05, 2015 6:35 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 630 squadron Lancaster
Replies: 7
Views: 961

Re: 630 squadron Lancaster

by abc man
Fri Dec 12, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short stirling I N3754 MG-O RAF 7 Squadron
Replies: 14
Views: 2082

Re: Short stirling I N3754 MG-O RAF 7 Squadron

1) As shown. Aircraft serial number, skipper, crew. In other words, the battle order for this aircraft.

2) Duty Not Carried Out

3) TR 1335 was the Gee Box. Navigation aid to enhance bombing accuracy.

4) Gardening targets were listed by codewords. Rosemary was an area off Heligoland.