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by Temujin
Fri Jul 12, 2024 1:39 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Private John Bones 820336
Replies: 2
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Re: Private John Bones 820336

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by Temujin
Tue Jul 09, 2024 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: P/O I.A. Palumbo, RCAF, Buffalo, New York, Research Page
Replies: 1
Views: 1403

Re: P/O I.A. Palumbo, RCAF, Buffalo, New York, Research Page

Greetings, While researching P/O I.A. Palumbo (Thanks Temujin) I came across this site that tells all about the missions that R.A.F. No. 357 Squadron flew in 1945, flying Liberators and Dakotas in the Far East, also lists the crews and the type of missions and which aircraft, at the beginning of ea...
by Temujin
Sun Jul 07, 2024 12:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 4th Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment, RCA - Nominal Roll
Replies: 0
Views: 1274

4th Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment, RCA - Nominal Roll

4th Canadian Anti-Tank Regiment, RCA nominal roll on embarkation to England 9 - 10 - 41
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by Temujin
Sun Jul 07, 2024 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3rd Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment, RCA - Nominal Roll
Replies: 0
Views: 1009

3rd Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment, RCA - Nominal Roll

3rd Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment Nominal Roll on embarkation to England Includes the 4th Battery, 52 Battery, 94th Battery and the 105th Battery, RCA 9 Nov 1941 Ship: ANDES Convoy: T.C. 14 Halifax to Liverpool 3rd Cdn Anti-Tank Regiment & HeadQuarters IMG_9732.jpeg IMG_9733.jpeg IMG_9734.jpeg IMG_9735.jp...
by Temujin
Sun Jul 07, 2024 2:10 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)

I just checked his Regimental Number (Service number) against my lists, G7439 means

He enlisted in Military District No 7 which was New Brunswick
His original unit on enlistment was the 8th Field Battery RCA
by Temujin
Sun Jul 07, 2024 12:49 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)

From the information you posted, most likely the convoy he was in from Canada to England was T.C. 14. Below is a list of all the ships that were part of T.C. 14, and he could have been on any of the one’s Carrying Troops. You can see the dates “almost” are what was in his records. These dates are us...
by Temujin
Sun Jul 07, 2024 12:30 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)
Replies: 4
Views: 1556

Re: Gnr. John Allen Williams RCA (G7439)

My main questions are: -A form in his service record states, " employed as a gun number in a field battery." Can anyone tell me what a gun number is? Markus Hello Markus, thank you for posting up your questions. First, I’ll answer your question above. A “gun number” was that assignment (duties) of ...
by Temujin
Sat Jul 06, 2024 10:23 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Thanks for being here!
Replies: 3
Views: 1001

Re: Thanks for being here!

Welcome Markus to the site. AND, we’re here to help. I can help you with questions and help find details for you. To help you better, if you’d like to share the files on this site (just the pages you want, I would suggest the 3 or 4 pages that shows which units and attachments he belongs to) with us...
by Temujin
Fri Jul 05, 2024 9:15 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Flt Lt David Simpson Borland, RCAF 431 Sqdn
Replies: 4
Views: 1480

Re: Flt Lt David Simpson Borland, RCAF 431 Sqdn

Here it is George, complete crew for 5 Dec 1944
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by Temujin
Fri Jul 05, 2024 9:05 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Flt Lt David Simpson Borland, RCAF 431 Sqdn
Replies: 4
Views: 1480

Re: Flt Lt David Simpson Borland, RCAF 431 Sqdn

Greetings everyone, Seeking crew info, if possible, I have Flt Lt David Simpson Borland, DFC, J/12057, Pilot, RCAF No. 431 Squadron, from Erie, Pennsylvania. Have him flying Lancaster No. KB809 and on one occasion, December 5, 1945 , flew the mascot "Minnie Simcoe". If possible, I would like to see...