415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:59 pm

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R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NA185 6U-B, April 10, 1945

Aircraft took off from East Moor for Bombing mission to Leipzig, Germany, aircraft failed to return from mission.

Crew:
Pilot, F/O R.S. Evans, RCAF, J/35885, K.I.A., Riverside, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, F/O L.M. Spry, RCAF, J/39881, K.I.A., London, Ontario, Canada
Bomb Aimer, F/O L.E. Veitch, RCAF, J/39916, K.I.A., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
WOP, P/O M.J. Burns, RCAF, J/95235, K.I.A., Windsor, Ontario, Canada
M/Upper, F/Sgt D.L. Lorenz, RCAF, J/95388, K.I.A., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
R/Gunner, F/Sgt R.D. Teevin, RCAF, J/95513, K.I.A., Hometown Not Known
F/Engineer, Sgt J.M. Andrews, RAFVR, 1826084, K.I.A., Hometown Not Known

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:11 pm

BELCHER

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ456, January 6, 1945

Aircraft MZ456 collided over Oberscheid with LV909 and both aircraft fell near Eibach, Germany. Bombing mission was to Hanau, Germany.

Crew:
Pilot, F/O L.R. Belcher, RCAF, J/26674, K.I.A., Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, P/O H.P. Breier, RCAF, J/38776, K.I.A., Ocean Falls, British Columbia, Canada
Bomb Aimer, F/O N. Strosberg, RCAF, J/38301, K.I.A., Born March 6, 1922, Hometown Un
WOP, F/O H.C. Irvine, RCAF, J/26516, K.I.A. Calgary, Alberta, Canada
R/Gunner, F/Sgt N.A. Butler, RCAF, J/95224, K.I.A., Hometown Unknown
F/Engineer, Sgt L.D.A. Mawson, RAFVR, 1591495, K.I.A., Hometown Unknown
M/Upper, R/Gunner, F/O S.W. Elgie, RCAF, J/87437, K.I.A., Fort William, Ottawa, Canada

(See below from Ludford 101 for additional Info)

R.A.F. No. 10 Squadron Halifax III LV909 ZA-P

Crew:
Pilot, F/L W D Harrow, RAFVR, 170221, K.I.A. Burntisland, Fife, Scotland
F/S F J Walker, RAFVR, 1852227, K.I.A. Newport, Isle of Wight.
Navigator, P/O R C Hollings RAFVR, 187891, K.I.A., Surbiton, Surrey, United Kingdom
Bomb Aimer, F/S A H Calvert, RAFVR, 1514795, K.I.A., Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire, U.K.
F/S J Draper, RAFVR, 1049545, K.I.A., Ormskirk, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Sgt M A Solomon, RAFVR, 1867019, K.I.A., Canley, Warwickshire, United King dom
F/S R W Thomas, RAFVR, 1897685, K.I.A., King's Cross, London, United Kingdom
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by Ludford 101 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:32 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:11 pm
BELCHER

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ456, January 6, 1945

Aircraft MZ456 collided over Oberscheid with LV909 and both aircraft fell near Eibach, Germany. Bombing mission was to Hanau, Germany.

Crew:

Bomb Aimer, F/O Maurice Strosberg, RCAF, J/38301, K.I.A., Born March 6, 1922, Windsor, Ontario
R/Gunner, F/Sgt Norman Arthur Butler, RCAF, J/95224, K.I.A., Born October 20, 1923 Bladworth, Saskatchewan
F/Engineer, Sgt Louis Donald Anthony Mawson, RAFVR, 1591495, K.I.A., born June 1924 Qtr. North Bierley, Yorkshire


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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:51 pm

Thank You Ludford 101 !

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:51 pm

GRIER

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NR249 6U-J, February 8, 1945

Aircraft was shot down by flak at Dunkirk, France while returning from operations to drop bombs on Wanne-Eickel, Germany

Crew:
Pilot, P/O G.K. Grier, RCAF, J/29194, K.I.A., Lansdowne, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, F/O P Mikalchuk, RCAF, Baled out, captured, P.O.W.
Bomb Aimer, Sgt J.M. Marshall, RCAF, Baled out, captured, P.O.W.
WOP, F/Sgt J.B. Harrigan, RCAF, Baled out, captured, P.O.W.
M/Upper, Sgt J.N. Aickon, RCAF, Baled out, captured, P.O.W.
R/Gunner, Sgt W.G. Johnston, RCAF, Baled out, captured, P.O.W.
F/Engineer, Sgt J.M. Andrews, RAFVR, Baled out, landed in Allied occupied area

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:55 pm

Regimbal

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NA583 6U-F, November 2, 1944

Aircraft bombing mission to Dusseldorf, Germany. Aircraft crashed 4km NNE of Rocherath, Belgium

Crew:
Pilot, F/O W.H. Regimbal, RCAF, J/29274, K.I.A., Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Navigator, F/O R.H.M. Rose, RCAF, J/36919, K.I.A., Hometown unknown
Bomb Aimer, F/O H Rabkin, RCAF, J/38241, K.I.A., Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
WOP, P/O G.J. Zbura, RCAF, J/42332, K.I.A., Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
M/Upper, Sgt V.E. Nelson, RCAF, J/93997, K.I.A., Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
R/Gunner, Sgt M.R. Morton, RCAF, J/95445, K.I.A., Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
F/Engineer, Sgt S.O. Spence, RAFVR, 1901001, Belfast, Northern Ireland
M/AG, P/O J.D. Griffin, RCAF, J/95286, K.I.A. Picton, Ontario, Canada

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:35 pm

MITCHELL

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NA204 6U-J, March 5, 1945

Aircraft on bombing mission to Chemnitz, Germany, Failed to Return, Cause unknown

Crew:
Pilot, F/O W.R. Mitchell, RCAF, P.O.W.
Navigator, F/O R.D. Loveridge, RCAF, P.O.W.
WOP, Sgt W.D. Mosey, RCAF, P.O.W.
M/Upper, Sgt W.B. Gill, RCAF, P.O.W.
R/Gunner, Sgt J.R. Gendron, RCAF, P.O.W.
F/Engineer, Sgt A.E. Ridley, P.O.W.
F/O R.C. Barteaux, RCAF, P.O.W. (Crew position unknown)
P/O F.T. Mudry, RCAF, P.O.W. (Crew position unknown)

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F/O R.C. Barteaux, P/O J.R. Gendron, F/O R.D. Loveridge, P/O W.D. Mosey, F/L W.R. Mitchell, P/O F.T. Mudry, F/S A.E. Ridley and F/S W.B. Gill were confined to Hospital due injuries until Liberation.

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:53 pm

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R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax LW595 6U-Q, July 28, 1944

Aircraft on bombing mission to Hamburg, Germany. Crashed at Stotel, Germany

Crew:
Pilot, F/O A.G. Stein, RCAF, J/19151, K.I.A., Neudorf, Saskatchewan, Canada
Navigator, F/O G Renaud, RCAF, J/27499, K.I.A., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Bomb Aimer, Sgt P Harvey, RCAF, P.O.W.
WOP, Sgt G.C. Reason, RCAF, J/90353, K.I.A., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M/Upper, Sgt A.W. Prosofsky , RCAF, J/90354, K.I.A., Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada
R/Gunner, Sgt W.D. Robertson, RCAF, J/90352, K.I.A., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
F/Engineer, Sgt A MacIver, RAFVR, 1372381, K.I.A., Knock, Isle of Lewis, Scotland
M/AG, Sgt L.W. McElroy, RCAF, J/90348, K.I.A., Darlingford, Manitoba, Canada

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