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Baird, Rodney Haslam (WO2)
Prisoner of War 1942-04-20
Home: Calgary, Alberta
Unit 76 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Resolute
Base RAF Middleton-St.-George
Air Chief Marshal
Air Vice Marshal
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Aircraftman 1st Class
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Numbers R/60568 791
1942-04-20, 01:09 hrs, took off from RAF Middleton St George on an operation to Mannheim Germany.
Outward bound aircraft was shot down by night fighter(s) and crashed near near Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.
All seven crew members were made POW includes Baird:
F/Sgt Frank Willis Anderson RAF pilot
POW camp not listed.
Sgt Edward Kerr Southward RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus
Sgt Cyril Ilian RAF POW Stalag Luft III Sagan & Belaria.
Sgt Gerrard Bert Gowers RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus.
Sgt Antony Edward Redding RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus
Sgt Ray Arsene La Franchise RCAF
R/60719 POW Stalag Luft VI Heydekrug.
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