No. 214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron
Royal Air Force

CREWS AND LOSSES

  LIBERATOR

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Liberator  (model unknown) KL587

These airmen were a No 214 Squadron ferry crew taking KL587, an ex No 34 Squadron (SAAF) Liberator back to the UK from Palestine for disposal when they crashed into high ground on Crete.

Date of loss : 22 November 1945

Crew of Liberator (model unknown) KL587 consisted of :

WO Donald Oliver Bradburn, 1590843, Flight Engineer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945
Fg/Off James Craig, 187089, Wireless Operator, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945
FS Terence Noel Gallagher, 772724, Navigator, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945
FS Frank Henry Hall, 1456163, Air Gunner, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945, Aged 22
FS Ernest Henry Hartrey, 1316863, Air Gunner, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945
FS Dennis Howard Pomeroy, 1219525, Air Gunner, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945, Aged 24
FS Patrick Sinnett, 1569177, Air Bomber, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945, Aged 21
WO Reginald Ernest Twomey, 1603221, Pilot, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Nationality : United Kingdom, KIA 22 November 1945, Aged 22

Source : Jock Whitehouse

Date record last updated : 5 September 2010

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