Summary of David Joseph's service

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Summary of David Joseph's service

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A summary of Flight Sergeant David Joseph's RAF service. Joining the RAF on 27 October 1941, in January 1944 he joined 76 Squadron and was shot down on 18 March 1944 on an operation to Frankfurt. He became a prisoner of war at Hydekrug Luft VI, Gross Tychow Stalag Luft IV and Fallingbostel until 28 April 1945.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Steve Baldwin

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MJosephD1576383-180522-25

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FLIGHT/SGT DAVID JOSEPH,
RAF 27-10-1941 to 2-2-1946. Service Number 1576383

Jan 1944 joined 76 Squadron, Holme on Spalding Moor, as Halifax bomber pilot.
Shot down 18-3-1944 in LW655 en-route to Frankfurt. P.O.W. until 28-4-1945 in camps at Hydekrug Luft VI, Gross Tychow Stalag Luft IV, and Fallingbostel.
Suffered with fellow RAF prisoners the horrors of the Insterburg “Baltic Cruise”, the “Run up the Road” to Gross Tychow, and the “Death March” to Fallingbostel.

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“Summary of David Joseph's service ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11344.

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