‘A’ Flight group photograph, March 1945 in front of PB820 JN-V

A flight march 45 with numbers corrected numbers

2. F/O Robert Sinclair Milsom RNZAF NZ429356 – Pilot. confirmed – Keith Springer
6. F/L John Rees “Aussie” Layton, DFC, RNZAF, NZ425914 – Pilot. confirmed – Ric Rees
13. F/O Ronald Wynn Russell RNZAF
NZ37220 – Pilot. confirmed – Noel Russell.
23.
F/O Percival McDowell Johnston RNZAF NZ4215865 – Navigator. Wakelin crew. confirmed Sue Saunderson
36.
F/O Francis Neville Selwood RNZAF NZ4215756 – Navigator. Russell crew. confirmed – Noel Russell.
39. Sgt. Bernard Stacey RAFVR – Rear Gunner. O’Malley crew. confirmed – Chris Evans
41. Sgt. Samuel Joseph Hughes, RAFVR 2218612 – Flight Engineer. Abrahams crew. confirmed – Graham Hughes
48. Sgt. Peter Carrie RAFVR – Flight Engineer. Lukin crew. confirmed – Kerry Major
54. Sgt. William ‘Bill’ Smith RAFVR – Flight Engineer. Milsom crew. confirmed – Keith Springer
56. F/O John Alexander ‘Rex’ Williamson RNZAF NZ4210049 – Mid Upper Gunner. Milsom crew. (to be confirmed – Keith Springer)
57. F/S Gilbert Randal Springer RNZAF NZ4213129 – Wireless Operator. Milsom crew. confirmed – Keith Springer
59. F/O Lancelot Osgood Waugh RNZAF NZ429021 – Air Bomber. Milsom crew. (to be confirmed – Keith Springer)
60. F/S Rex Baxter RNZAF NZ432738 – Navigator. Milsom crew. (to be confirmed – Keith Springer)
62. P/O Clive Woodward Estcourt, RNZAF, NZ391045 – Bomb Aimer. Layton crew. confirmed – Ric Rees
68. W/O John William ‘Jack’ Fisher RNZAF NZ4211617 – Wireless Operator. Adamson crew. (to be confirmed – Kevin Smith)
70. Sgt Reginald ‘Reg’ Smith RAFVR – Mid Upper & Rear Gunner. Adamson crew. confirmed – Kevin Smith
71. P/O Ta Tio Tuaine “Tai” Nicholas, RNZAF, NZ425658 – Wireless Operator. Layton crew. confirmed – Ric Rees
72. Sgt Thomas (Tom) ‘Paddy’ Benson RAFVR 1901416 – Rear Gunner. Lukin crew. confirmed – Brian Benson

73. F/S David Onslow “Jack” Light, RNZAF, NZ4212848 – Mid Upper Gunner. Layton crew. confirmed – Ric Rees
74. F/S Leslie Dixon “J” Moore, RNZAF, NZ421327 – Rear Gunner. Layton crew. confirmed – Ric Rees
77. F/O Kenneth William Rathbride Mitchell, RNZAF, NZ425700 –
Air Bomber. Adamson crew. confirmed – Neil Mitchell
79. F/O Frank Wayland Gilbert, RNZAF, NZ4216287 – Bomb Aimer, Cox crewconfirmed by Nicki Mora
83. F/O John ‘Ted’ Smith RNZAF NZ428291 – Rear Gunner. Milsom , Carroll, & Westbrooke crew. confirmed – Keith Springer
88.  F/Sgt Donald Arthur Day, RAFVR 1602082 – Navigator. Leadley crew. confirmed – Peter Day
90.
F/O Victor Digger Hendry RNZAF NZ425570 – Air Bomber. Russell crew. confirmed – Noel Russell
93. Sgt. Jack Hunt RAFVR – Flight Engineer. Russell crew. confirmed – Noel Russell

 

 

8 thoughts on “‘A’ Flight group photograph, March 1945 in front of PB820 JN-V

  1. Kevin smith

    A Fight pic 1945:
    No 67 Reg Smith – Rear Gunner
    No 65 John (Jack) Fisher I think

    Both with the Adamson Crew

    Happy New Year Simon, you are doing a fantastic job with this blog.
    Regards
    Kevin.

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  2. Lesley Hill

    11. S.L. John (‘Jack’) Leonard Wright. RNZAF. 405781 – Pilot (Also C.O. of ‘A’ Flight, I think) Lesley Hill

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