Remembering Today 22 November 1945. The Crew of Liberator VI KL587

Discussion in 'The War In The Air' started by Peter Clare, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Peter Clare

    Peter Clare Very Senior Member

    Wednesday, 22 November 1945

    Liberator VI KL587
    214 Squadron ex 34 Squadron SAAF

    Crashed into high ground on Crete during a transit flight from Palestine to the UK for disposal. (Crewed by 214 Squadron personnel)


    Warrant Officer Reginald Ernest TWOMEY 22 Pilot +
    Warrant Officer Donald Oliver BRADBURN Flight Engineer +
    Flying Officer James CRAIG Wireless Operator +
    Flight Sergeant Terence Noel GALLAGHER 20 Navigator +
    Flight Sergeant Frank Henry HALL 22 Air Gunner +
    Flight Sergeant Ernest Henry HARTREY Air Gunner +
    Flight Sergeant Dennis Howard POMERY 24 Air Gunner +
    Flight Sergeant Patrick SINNETT 21 Bomb Aimer +

    Movement history of Liberator VI KL587

    Delivered Dorval 18 February 1945
    To the Middle East
    Arrived Maison Blanche 4 March 1945
    To 34 Squadron SAAF.
    Flew into mountains on Crete during a ferry flight to the UK 22 November 1945
    Struck Off Charge 25 November 1945.
  2. La-de-da-Gunner Graham

    La-de-da-Gunner Graham Senior Member

    :poppy: Lest we forget.


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