Airmen Prisoners

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Title

Airmen Prisoners

Description

A cutting from a newspaper with Reg and John Bushell's names recorded as prisoner of war. Handwritten on it is Evening Standard 12.4.44.

Date

1944-04-12

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Type

Format

One newspaper cutting

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Contributor

Identifier

NWilsonRC170113-31

Transcription

Airmen Prisoners

According to enemy sources the following were “shot down over German territory,” and are now “safe in German camps”:

Pilot Officer G.W. Kelly, of Cordwallis – road, Maidenhead; Pilot Officer R.R. Last, of Waterloo-road, Winton, Bournemouth; Pilot Officer N.F. Buggey, of Norsey-road, Billericay, Essex.

Other R.A.F. personnel named as “shot down over Germany” include:

Sergeant L.H. Kirkpatrick, of Milman-road, N.W.; Flight-sergeant J.H. Towler, of Wingfield-street, S.E.; Flight-sergeant R.C. Wilson, of Joydon-drive, Chadwell Heath, Essex; and H.J. Bushell of Brookfield-road, Goldington, Bedford.

[inserted] (Evening Standard 12.4.44) [/inserted]

Citation

Evening Standard, “Airmen Prisoners,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed February 3, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35946.

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