P/O A.H. Peters

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P/O A.H. Peters

Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:47 pm

Looking for the hometown for Navigator, P/O A.H. Peters, J/18148, RCAF, Killed with crew on Vickers Wellington MP 652, on August 20, 1943, RCAF No. 407 Squadron. I checked CWGC, CVWM, Canadian Fallen Heroes, and Find-A-Grave with no joy !

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Re: P/O A.H. Peters

Post by Temujin » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:40 am

georgetanksherman wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:47 pm
Looking for the hometown for Navigator, P/O A.H. Peters, J/18148, RCAF, Killed with crew on Vickers Wellington MP 652, on August 20, 1943, RCAF No. 407 Squadron. I checked CWGC, CVWM, Canadian Fallen Heroes, and Find-A-Grave with no joy !
Arthur Harold Peters - From Colborne, Ontario

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Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:25 pm

As always Temujin, "Thank You" so much for finding the info, currently working on the RCAF 407, have a few more needing hometowns that I need

Hudson, AM648, November 3, 1942, Engine Mechanic: Sgt M.B. Valette, R/54947,

Hudson, AM812, May 15, 1942, WOP/Gnr: Sgt D. McDonald, R/73761, RCAF,

Hudson, AM878, April 18, 1942, Nav: Flt Sgt D.S. Kennedy, R/74331, RCAF,

Wellington, HF124, September 27, 1943,
WOP/Gnr: Flt Lt J. Craig, J/16026, RCAF
WOP/Gnr: F/O D.R. Parker, J/17433, RCAF,

Wellington, NC848, March 7, 1945
Flt Lt E.V. Duckworth, J/25370

I have check on the CWGC, CVWM, Find-A-Grave, could not find anything as for their hometown, Thanks for the Help !

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Post by Ludford 101 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:14 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:25 pm
As always Temujin, "Thank You" so much for finding the info, currently working on the RCAF 407, have a few more needing hometowns that I need

Hudson, AM648, November 3, 1942, Engine Mechanic: Sgt M.B. Valette, R/54947,

>>Montreal, Quebec

Hudson, AM812, May 15, 1942, WOP/Gnr: Sgt D. McDonald, R/73761, RCAF,

>>Chateauguay Basin, Quebec

Hudson, AM878, April 18, 1942, Nav: Flt Sgt D.S. Kennedy, R/74331, RCAF,

>>Ottawa, Ontario

Wellington, HF124, September 27, 1943,
WOP/Gnr: Flt Lt J. Craig, J/16026, RCAF

>>Winnipeg, Manitoba

WOP/Gnr: F/O D.R. Parker, J/17433, RCAF,

>>Verdun, Quebec

Wellington, NC848, March 7, 1945
Flt Lt E.V. Duckworth, J/25370

>>St. Thomas, Ontario

I have check on the CWGC, CVWM, Find-A-Grave, could not find anything as for their hometown, Thanks for the Help !

Cheers

George

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Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:43 pm

Awesome, Thank You for the info Ludford 101, hope all is well !

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Post by cheeser359 » Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:52 pm

A.H. Peters was my grandfather.
Born in Colbourne ON but drove down to Windsor to enlist...

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Re: P/O A.H. Peters

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:28 am

Greetings Rob, I am sure you have this info, but just in case you don't, This is the short version of what I was able to find.

Vickers Wellington, MP652, August 20, 1943

Aircraft on a transit flight to Chivenor, having been redirected returning from previous raid due to weather. aircraft hit high ground and crashed Bunkercombe Hill, Somerset about 15.30 hrs. All RCAF crew were killed in this accident.

Crew:
Pilot: F/O R.C. Dalgleish, J/16442, RCAF, Comber, Ontario, Canada
Pilot: F/O G.W. Hirtle, J/20684, RCAF, Liverpool, Queen's Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.
Nav: P/O A.H. Peters, J/18148, RCAF, Colborne, Ontario, Canada
WOP/Gnr: W/O¹ J.H. Clancy, R/83153, RCAF, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
WOP/Gnr: W/O¹ R.A. Clark, R/65425, RCAF, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.

May they always be REMEMBERED !

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Re: P/O A.H. Peters

Post by Temujin » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:33 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:28 am
Greetings Rob, I am sure you have this info, but just in case you don't, This is the short version of what I was able to find.

Vickers Wellington, MP652, August 20, 1943

Aircraft on a transit flight to Chivenor, having been redirected returning from previous raid due to weather. aircraft hit high ground and crashed Bunkercombe Hill, Somerset about 15.30 hrs. All RCAF crew were killed in this accident.

Crew:
Pilot: F/O R.C. Dalgleish, J/16442, RCAF, Comber, Ontario, Canada
Pilot: F/O G.W. Hirtle, J/20684, RCAF, Liverpool, Queen's Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.
Nav: P/O A.H. Peters, J/18148, RCAF, Colborne, Ontario, Canada
WOP/Gnr: W/O¹ J.H. Clancy, R/83153, RCAF, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
WOP/Gnr: W/O¹ R.A. Clark, R/65425, RCAF, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.

May they always be REMEMBERED !
Here’s the actual file on the Accident Investigation
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