W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904, Hometown ?

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W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904, Hometown ?

Post by georgetanksherman » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:51 pm

Looking for the home town on W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904,

Lancaster, ED693, May 13, 1943

Aircraft took off from RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire on a bombing mission to Plzen, Germany. Aircraft was attacked and shot down by a Bf-110 night fighter. Aircraft crashed near Messingen, 7 km east-southeast of Lingen, Niedersachsen, Germany, five of the crew survived, but were captured and sent to P.O.W. camps, two crew members did not survive, believed killed in the fighter attack.

Crew:
Pilot: Sgt. W. G. Pickens, J/17387, RCAF, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
Flt Eng: F/O T. Royds, Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
Nav: P/O M. Hall, Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
Bmb Aim: Sgt. J. G. Hanby, Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
Wop/Gnr: Sgt. C. Taylor, Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
Gnr: W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904, RCAF, Hometown unknown, Killed in Action
Gnr: Sgt. W.A. Roberts, 1323253, RAFVR, Hometown unknown, Killed in Action

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Re: W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904, Hometown ?

Post by Temujin » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:43 pm

georgetanksherman wrote:
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Looking for the home town on W/O Class II W.B. Nichol, R/114904
William Bruce Nichol, from Zehner, Saskatchewan
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georgetanksherman wrote:
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Pilot: Sgt. W. G. Pickens, J/17387, RCAF, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. Survived, Captured, P.O.W.
F/O W.G. Pickens, German POW Number 1196
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