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by MAGGIEMAE
Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?
Replies: 37
Views: 17067

Re: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?

Hi Maggie I dont know whether you have found the details of 75 (NZ) Sqn Associations Facebook and website but if you have a look on the link I created you should find them. I am sure both the UK and NZ contacts would welcome hearing from you (and Sgt Berrys family if you are still in contact). Wayn...
by MAGGIEMAE
Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: New Zealand Crews
Topic: New Zealanders with the RAF
Replies: 11
Views: 5128

Re: New Zealanders with the RAF

My father flew with 75 Sqdn. RNZAF and is mentioned in Volume II Chapter 2 Page 16 of the same document. Even though he was only with the Squadron for a SHORT period as indicated in the book due to enemy target practice, There is an error in the description as it shows other members of the crew were...
by MAGGIEMAE
Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Nancy Wake
Replies: 1
Views: 1211

Nancy Wake

An update to a previous post regarding my father's brief career on Stirlings He departed Newmarket on January 23, 1943 on a mission to Lorient, near Morlaix the plane R9248 was hit by flak and he ordered the crew to bail out. Unfortunately no one else survived and are buried in Saint Thegonnec Franc...
by MAGGIEMAE
Fri May 27, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?
Replies: 37
Views: 17067

Re: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?

Thanks Wayne :) I have the Squadron records and briefing maps as well as various other pieces of info. I have been pursuing dad's exploits after his landing in France and have managed to contact the niece of a Sgt Miles Benton Jones USAAF who was shot down on the same day in the same area and along ...
by MAGGIEMAE
Thu May 26, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?
Replies: 37
Views: 17067

Re: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?

:? I have not forgotten about this and will be updating my previous post.
by MAGGIEMAE
Wed Mar 16, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?
Replies: 37
Views: 17067

Re: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?

Hello MaggieMae and welcome to the forum, We have several member here, two I can think of straight away in Wayne from NZ and Oggie (Dee) who have a very keen interest in 75 Sqn. We would certainly like to here more about your father. Thanks for the starters. John Here are some of the major points :...
by MAGGIEMAE
Mon Mar 14, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?
Replies: 37
Views: 17067

Re: How Many Members Family / Friends, Flew in Stirlings?

My father flew Stirlings with 75 Sqdn RNZAF for one mission :o He then spent the next few months trying not to become a guest of the German Government 8-) He was sucessfull :mrgreen: