Next of kin list for crew of Lancaster ME.859, S,

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Next of kin list for crew of Lancaster ME.859, S,

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Lists next of kin for crew missing 7/8 July 1944. Captain was Rhodesian. Page is scribbled over in blue pencil.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Lesley Wain

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[underlined] NEXT OF KIN LIST FOR CREW OF LANCASTER MK.I. ME.859.S. NIGHT OF 7/8TH JULY, 1944. [/underlined]
[underlined] 160154. PILOT OFFICER DEWHURST GRAAFF (METH.) (METHODIST) – PILOT. (RHODESIAN). [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Father, Mr. H. C. Graaff, Lukosi Siding, Wankie, S. Rhodesia.
Also: Uncle, Mr. W. H. Robbins, Porthouse, 31, Alphington Street, Exeter.
[underlined] 1822207. SGT. LAWRENCE ARCHIBALD CRITCHLEY. (O.D.) (OTHER DENOMINATION) – FLIGHT ENGINEER. [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Father, Mr. L. Critchley, 15 Leyden Street, Glasgow, N.W.
[underlined] 158090. F/O. VICTOR DAVENANT PURVIS. DFC. (METH) – NAVIGATOR. [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Father, Mr. J. C. Purvis, 143, Crosby Street, Harrogate Hill, Darlington.
[underlined] 851417. F/SGT. FRANK HUBERT GIBBERSON. (C. OF E) (CHURCH OF ENGLAND) – AIR BOMBER. (NAV.B.). [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Wife, Mrs. V. Gibberson, 2, Ridgeway, Birmingham 17.
[underlined] 157045. F/O. JOHN HODGE. (R.C.) (ROMAN CATHOLIC) – WOP/AIR. [underlined]
Next of Kin: Father, Mr. H. Hodge, 35, Park Road, Urmston, Manchester.
[underlined] A409992. W/O. ROBERT DRUER GROVES. (C. OF E) – AIR GUNNER. (AUSTRALIAN). [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Father, Mr. D. G. Groves, Anzac Avenue, Seymour, Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
[underlined] 1028124. W/O. ARTHUR HOLLAND. (C. OF E) – AIR GUNNER. [/underlined]
Next of Kin: Wife, Mrs. J. Holland, 27, Alfred Street, Werneth, nr. Oldham, Lancs.
NO.44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON.
E. O Collcutt
Flight Lieutenant,
for Wing Commander,
Commanding,
[underlined] No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron. [/underlined]

Citation

E O Collcutt and Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Next of kin list for crew of Lancaster ME.859, S, ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 21, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/7687.

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