RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

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RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu May 16, 2019 12:01 am

Greetings everyone, doing a bit of research on RCAF Squadron 417, Can not find some of the info !

1) Found 5 pilot's captured, became P.O.W.'s. Can not find aircraft serial # and what happened Any help and assistance will be appreciated !

P.O.W., Flt Sgt J.T. MacLeod, R/153205, RCAF, July 26, 1944

P.O.W., F/O G.C. Armstrong, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., F/O L.C. Grant, R/79515, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., F/O J.M. Riley, J/15290, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., P/O J.T. Field, J/17829, RCAF, August 13, 1943

2) I found 6 aircraft incidents from RCAF 417 Squadron, with serials #'s, what happened, but no pilot's named

Aircraft: Spitfire, JF336, December 8, 1943, Aircraft hit by flak, aircraft abandoned by pilot, (Do not know where, pilot unknown)

Aircraft: Spitfire, JF361, January,26, 1944, Aircraft crash landed near Anzio, Italy due to aircraft engine failure (pilot unknown)

Aircraft: Spitfire, JF509, January 25, 1944, Aircraft attacked and damaged by a Fw-190, pilot abandoned aircraft. (Location not known, pilot unknown)

Aircraft: Spitfire, JF710, December 16, 1943, Aircraft ran off runway into soft ground and overturned at Carne. (Pilot Unknown)

Aircraft, Spitfire, JF874, July 26, 1944, Aircraft failed to return after mission (Reason, Location, pilot unknown)

Aircraft, Spitfire, JF882, June 28, 1944, Aircraft engine failure off Ancona, Italy, Pilot abandoned aircraft (Pilot unknown)

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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:11 am

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Aircraft: Spitfire, JF336, December 8, 1943, Aircraft hit by flak, aircraft abandoned by pilot, (Do not know where, pilot unknown)
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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:23 am

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Aircraft: Spitfire, JF710, December 16, 1943, Aircraft ran off runway into soft ground and overturned at Carne. (Pilot Unknown)
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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:29 am

georgetanksherman wrote:
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P.O.W., P/O J.T. Field, J/17829, RCAF, August 13, 1943
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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:36 am

georgetanksherman wrote:
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P.O.W., F/O G.C. Armstrong, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., F/O L.C. Grant, R/79515, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., F/O J.M. Riley, J/15290, RCAF, April 19,1943

P.O.W., P/O J.T. Field, J/17829, RCAF, August 13, 1943
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Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:37 am

Midnight here George, just off to bed......I’ll get after the remaining tomorrow

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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 2:52 am

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Aircraft: Spitfire, JF509, January 25, 1944, Aircraft attacked and damaged by a Fw-190, pilot abandoned aircraft. (Location not known, pilot unknown)

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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 3:03 am

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Aircraft: Spitfire, JF361, January,26, 1944, Aircraft crash landed near Anzio, Italy due to aircraft engine failure (pilot unknown)
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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 11:22 am

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Aircraft, Spitfire, JF882, June 28, 1944, Aircraft engine failure off Ancona, Italy, Pilot abandoned aircraft (Pilot unknown)
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Re: RCAF, 417 Sqdn, P.O.W.'s & Aircraft ???

Post by Temujin » Thu May 16, 2019 11:34 am

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P.O.W., Flt Sgt J.T. MacLeod, R/153205, RCAF, July 26, 1944

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