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by Bob Wilton
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: Research documentation
Topic: F.I.D.O. - Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation
Replies: 8
Views: 3168

Re: F.I.D.O. - Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation

As a matter of interest,a firm in Great Sankey Warrington,'Rubery Owen' manufactured FIDO and air frame parts in WWII.
by Bob Wilton
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Canadian Crews
Topic: Canadian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files
Replies: 13
Views: 7647

Re: Canadian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files

SHORT STIRLING AND RAF BOMBER COMMAND FORUM Wellington IV Z1254 UV-L RAAF 460 Squadron RAF Breighton Operation Stuttgart Germany 16/17th May 1942 On the night of Wednesday 6th May 1942, the crew of Wellington Z1254 took off at 2131 hours from RAF Breighton on a bombing operation to the German city o...
by Bob Wilton
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: British Crews
Topic: British Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files
Replies: 46
Views: 11867

Re: British Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files

SHORT STIRLING AND RAF BOMBER COMMAND FORUM Wellington IV Z1254 UV-L RAAF 460 Squadron RAF Breighton Operation Stuttgart Germany 16/17th May 1942 On the night of Wednesday 6th May 1942, the crew of Wellington Z1254 took off at 2131 hours from RAF Breighton on a bombing operation to the German city o...
by Bob Wilton
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Australian Crews
Topic: Australian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files
Replies: 51
Views: 20616

Re: Australian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files

SHORT STIRLING AND RAF BOMBER COMMAND FORUM Wellington IV Z1254 UV-L RAAF 460 Squadron RAF Breighton Operation Stuttgart Germany 16/17th May 1942 On the night of Wednesday 6th May 1942, the crew of Wellington Z1254 took off at 2131 hours from RAF Breighton on a bombing operation to the German city o...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Australian Crews
Topic: Australian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files
Replies: 51
Views: 20616

Re: Australian Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files

Short Stirling & RAF Bomber Command Forum Lancaster I R5493 KM-M RAF 44 Squadron Operation Gardening24/25th March 1942 The crew of this Lancaster took off from RAF Conningsby at 1950 hours from RAF Waddington. A Frenchman, Pierre Penhoet,who was attached to the Royal Navy M.T.B. Flotilla,observed R5...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:55 pm
Forum: British Crews
Topic: British Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files
Replies: 46
Views: 11867

Re: British Aircrew Crew Losses - WW2 Files

Short Stirling & RAF Bomber Command Forum Lancaster I R5493 KM-M RAF 44 Squadron Operation Gardening 24/25th March 1942 The crew of this Lancaster took off from RAF Conningsby at 1950 hours from RAF Waddington. A Frenchman, Pierre Penhoet,who was attached to the Royal Navy M.T.B. Flotilla,observed R...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell
Replies: 9
Views: 2110

Re: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell

Second batch of ORBS received Alan

Many thanks

Bob
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell
Replies: 9
Views: 2110

Re: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell

Bob, This crew were only with 576sqdn for approx 3 weeks, before going on to 150sqdn. They did 4 ops........... 11th Nov, Dortmund. 16th Nov, Duren. 18th Nov, Wanne Eickel. 21st Nov, Asschaffenburg. Correction with Pilots name, should be "Callington" pm your email to me, and i'll send pages that co...
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:02 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell
Replies: 9
Views: 2110

Re: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell

Bill is on back row second from left.He was the navigator.
The picture says RAF 150 but its my mistake! Its 576 Sqdn!
by Bob Wilton
Wed Jun 18, 2014 12:59 pm
Forum: General Section
Topic: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell
Replies: 9
Views: 2110

Re: RAF 576 Squadron Helmswell

Hi Alan, Have spoken to Bill about his log book and Ops but he has mislaid his book. He was at Hemswell from approx. 1940 until 1946. His pilot was Richard Carrington and Bill did 26 ops before the war ended. Best regards Bob Warrant Officer Bill Hall & Crew Lancaster NG291 IQ-K photo BILLHALLCREW-1...