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Murray, Gordon Hugh (Warrant Officer 2nd Class)

Killed in Action 1944-06-02

Birth Date: 1921-01-01 (age 23)

Son of Murdock H. and Janet Murray, of Thorburn, Nova Scotia.

Home: Thorburn, Nova Scotia

Service
RCAF
Unit
13 Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Adjuvamus Tuendo (We assist by watching)
Rank
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Wireless Air Gunner
Service Numbers
R/104235
13 Squadron (Adjuvamus Tuendo). Baltimore aircraft FW 530 was returning from a trip to Fara, Sabina, Italy on one engine and crashed near Lugo, Marsi, Italy. Two of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canada Primary Source Library and Archives Canada Service Files (may not exist)

Warrant Officer 2nd Class Gordon Hugh Murray was exhumed and reburied.

Martin Baltimore

A Royal Air Force Martin Baltimore IV/V bomber. Most aircraft were delivered to Commonwealth countries, a few were kept in the U.S. under the USAAF designation A-30.
USAAF - Official U.S. Air Force photo 051122-F-1234P-023

The Martin 187 Baltimore was a twin-engined light attack bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in the United States as the A-30. The model was originally ordered by the French in May 1940 as a follow-up to the earlier Martin Maryland, then in service in France. With the fall of France, the production series was diverted to Great Britain and after mid-1941, supplied by the U.S. as Lend Lease equipment.

Development of the Baltimore was hindered by a series of problems, although the type eventually became a versatile combat aircraft. Produced in large numbers, the Baltimore was not used operationally by United States armed forces but eventually served with the British, Canadian, Australian, South African, Hellenic and the Italian air forces. it was subsequently used almost exclusively in the Mediterranean and Middle East theatre of World War II. Wikipedia

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Martin Baltimore Bomber

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

YouTube Martin Baltimore Bomber

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (1), Canadian Aircraft Losses (24)
last update: 2021-08-26 20:35:52

Baltimore Mk.V FW530


13 Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Adjuvamus Tuendo

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