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by Bob Wilton
Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command (Attached to Coastal Command)
Replies: 2
Views: 806

Bomber Command (Attached to Coastal Command)

Could anyone one please tell me which Bomber Command Squadrons were attached to Coastal Command.
by Bob Wilton
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command Malta?
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Re: Bomber Command Malta?

As far as i'm aware, they were based at Luqa, but i think they still had Blenheims, not Marylands, and changed from Blenheim to Ventura in early 42. Thank you Alan. I have a record of an Australian who was killed in a Maryland. DILLON William John - (Sergeant); Service Number - 404142; File type - ...
by Bob Wilton
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command Malta?
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Re: Bomber Command Malta?

AlanW wrote:As far as i'm aware, they were based at Luqa, but i think they still had Blenheims, not Marylands, and changed from Blenheim to Ventura in early 42.
Thank you Alan. I have a record of an Australian who was killed in a Maryland.
by Bob Wilton
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:05 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Bomber Command Malta?
Replies: 4
Views: 1295

Bomber Command Malta?

I believe RAF 21 Squadron flew Martin Marylands,so does anyone know where they were based in 1941,
and where their theatre of operations were? I do know that some may have been Coastal Command.


Thank you
by Bob Wilton
Sun Mar 08, 2015 12:39 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Very Pistol - flaps and stuff
Replies: 10
Views: 2434

Re: Very Pistol - flaps and stuff

I think it would be very unwise to have a loaded very pistol inside an aircraft.
Best to have the cartridge and pistol kept separate and only loaded when
needed.
by Bob Wilton
Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:19 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancaster III JB470 F2M RAF 635 Squadron
Replies: 7
Views: 1967

Re: Lancaster III JB470 F2M RAF 635 Squadron

Just realised that I have mentioned this Lancaster before and someone sent me a photo.

Bob
by Bob Wilton
Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: Lancaster III JB470 F2M RAF 635 Squadron
Replies: 7
Views: 1967

Lancaster III JB470 F2M RAF 635 Squadron

Hello members,I am researching this Lancaster for a member of Sgt J.F.Coulsons family in Warrington. I have already given them the aircraft and crew,and burial details.Does any member have the squadron ORBS and Battle reports for the operations that this crew flew on? I am sure the family will be ve...
by Bob Wilton
Sat Nov 22, 2014 2:12 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short stirling I N3754 MG-O RAF 7 Squadron
Replies: 14
Views: 3291

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

Hello all, After doing some digging I was able to email and get a reply from Erroll Greens daughter!! She lives in Australia. Here is part of the dialogue I have had: my Dad Errol Edward Green died in 1998 two days before his 82nd birthday. My Mother is still alive and will soon be 91, My Mother wo...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: General Section
Topic: Short stirling I N3754 MG-O RAF 7 Squadron
Replies: 14
Views: 3291

Short stirling I N3754 MG-O RAF 7 Squadron

Members of a Stirling Bomber crew standing under the wing of an aircraft. Identified third from the left is 402795 Flight Lieutenant (Fl Lt) Erroll Edward Green RAAF, who was a pilot attached to No. 7 Squadron RAF. His Stirling aircraft N3754 was shot down by a German night fighter whilst on a missi...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: Royal Air Force Veteran Funeral
Replies: 1
Views: 1129

Royal Air Force Veteran Funeral

Hello everyone,I have just received this post from a friend in Liverpool about an ex RAF Veteran Derek Baldock who has recently died.So does anyone live near Tunbridge Wells! Does anyone know of any person preferably Ex-service, R B L etc who would be prepared to pay tribute to a Royal Air Force Vet...