F/O Thomas Alfred Herron, J/20126 272 Sqdn

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F/O Thomas Alfred Herron, J/20126 272 Sqdn

Post by Phil » Mon May 25, 2020 8:06 am

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I am trying to find information of photo's of THOMAS ALFRED HERRON, Flying Officer J/20126 272 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air force who died on Sunday, 6th June 1943. Age 19

He was the son of Thomas Edward and Edith Beatrice HERRON of Calgary Canada. From 1942 and on Thomas Herron flew missions from RAF airbase Luqa in Malta. On 6th June 1943 he was lost with in his Bristol Beaufighter (EL472).
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Re: F/O Thomas Alfred Herron, J/20126 272 Sqdn

Post by Phil » Mon May 25, 2020 8:50 am

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Re: F/O Thomas Alfred Herron, J/20126 272 Sqdn

Post by Temujin » Mon May 25, 2020 9:54 am

06.06.1943 No 272 Squadron Beaufighter EL472 F/O.Herron
Operation: Coastal Patrol

Date: 6th June 1943 (Sunday)

Unit: No. 272 Squadron

Type: Beaufighter

Serial: EL472

Base: RAF Luqa, Malta

Location: Mediterranean Sea off Filfla, Malta

Pilot: F/O. Thomas Alfred Herron J/20126 RCAF Age 19. Missing

Nav: Sgt. Reginald Jack Hawksley 1212996 RAFVR Age ? Killed
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Source: http://aircrewremembered.com/herron-thomas.html
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