LAC. Wallace Jackson in North Africa and Italy with 70 Squadron, RAF, 1941-1944
 

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Sgt Francis E. Maher

photograph sent by Tim Maher (nephew)

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Sgt Francis E. Maher (second from right in photograph) 

 

Sgt Maher was killed when Wellington X, LN380, caught fire and crashed shortly after take-off from Tortorella airfield on 27th January,1944.     

Crew list  (thanks to Alan Chapman, great-nephew of Frederick Clayton):

Flight Sergeant Frederick Ronald Clayton (Age 20)
Royal Australian Air Force Navigator B/Wireless Operator
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. B. 16

Flight Sergeant Ronald Andre Beal (Age 23) 
Royal Australian Air Force - Pilot
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. B. 14

Flight Sergeant Beal is 1st on left of the group in the photograph (identification thanks to Michael Ward, nephew).


Flight Sergeant William Frederick Brenton (Age 24)
Royal Australian Air Force - Bomb Aimer/Observer
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. B. 20

Sergeant John Stanley Hastings Cox (Age 35)
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. B. 18

Flight Sergeant Gilbert Thomas Foster (Age Unknown)
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Air Gunner
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. D. 16

Sergeant Francis Eugene Maher (Age 20)
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Navigator
Bari War Cemetery Grave No. XV. B. 25

 

 

   

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