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by GuyMassey
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.
Replies: 12
Views: 7243

Re: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.

Hi John, Thank you for your reply. I have spoken to my father again about the photograph and he remembers the following information; George – Bomb Aimer from Canada Jonnie – Flight Engineer from the East End of London Vic – Mid-Upper Gunner – From French Canada S/Ldr Phil Dale – Pilot from Wimbledon...
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.
Replies: 12
Views: 7243

Re: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.

The attached is from my father's logbook November 1943.
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: 3 GROUP
Topic: Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.
Replies: 12
Views: 7243

Information wanted on 620 Squadron aircraft and crew.

I am trying to identify the surnames of the crew in the attached pictures. The aircraft is BF503 QS-H of 620 Squadron, taken in November 1943, possibly at Chedburgh. The Pilot is S/Ldr Philip Dale, my father is P/O Barry Massey. The full crew picture is annotated "George, Jonnie, Vic, Phil, Gus, Sno...
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 Squadron aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7212

Re: 299 Squadron aircraft

Hi Alan,

I would be interested in seeing it.

It will be an interesting topic of conversation when I next visit my father in his nursing home.

Regards

Guy
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 Squadron aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7212

Re: 299 Squadron aircraft

Hi Alan,
My father was on leave the last half of July, sorry.
May I ask what your interest is?
Regards
Guy
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 Squadron aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7212

Re: 299 Squadron aircraft

Alan,

Here is also a link to the D-Day entry in father's logbook.

Enjoy!

http://www.otterypress.co.uk/Logo/Page0036-sml.jpg
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 Squadron aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7212

Re: 299 Squadron aircraft

Gosh Alan, That's fantastic, thank you! For your (and other's) interest the link below will take you to that page of my father's log book. Do please let me know if there is an easy way of posting pictures on this forum. Just hit "back" when you've seen enough! Regards Guy http://www.otterypress.co.u...
by GuyMassey
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:28 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: 299 Squadron aircraft
Replies: 19
Views: 7212

299 Squadron aircraft

My father flew with 299 Squadron through 1944/5. His logbook entries until that time contained aircraft identification numbers and/or squadron codes. However whilst with 299 these are simple letters, ie "P" (flown on D-Day). Is there anyway of finding out the aircraft ID? Does anyone have a picture ...
by GuyMassey
Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?
Replies: 153
Views: 134862

Re: Looking for information on Stirling Aircraft & Crews ?

I am trying to find more information about the aircraft that my father flew in on D-Day. He was a Rear Gunner in 299 Squadron. His log book states that he was on board Short Stirling "P" and that the captain was S/Ldr Philip Dale and that they were glider towing (This same aircraft was dropping 6th ...