W/O R.H. Gridley ???

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W/O R.H. Gridley ???

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:51 pm

Researching R.C.A.F. No. 411 Squadron, need a bit of help on:

Warrant Officer Class I Ronald Harold Gridley, R/60117
R.C.A.F. 411 Squadron, Spitfire, AD268, killed March 24, 1942.


Need help on what happened to his aircraft, and where is he from ??? All help truly appreciated

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Re: W/O R.H. Gridley ???

Post by Temujin » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:35 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:51 pm
Researching R.C.A.F. No. 411 Squadron, need a bit of help on:

Warrant Officer Class I Ronald Harold Gridley, R/60117
R.C.A.F. 411 Squadron, Spitfire, AD268, killed March 24, 1942.


Need help on what happened to his aircraft, and where is he from ??? All help truly appreciated
He was from Scollard, Alberta

Missing whilst engaged in a cross-channel sweep.
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Post by Temujin » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:21 pm

More info, he was shot down, presumed dead, and was rescued the month before
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Post by Temujin » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:22 pm

And here are the records when he wanting missing
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Re: W/O R.H. Gridley ???

Post by georgetanksherman » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:38 pm

Wow, great info Temujin, Thank You for sharing !

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