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Ashby, John Anthony (Warrant Officer 2nd class)

Prisoner of War 1941-09-15

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Service
RCAF
Unit
35 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Uno Anima Agimus (We Act with One Accord)
Base
RAF Linton-on-Ouse
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
Service Numbers
R/63675

Took off from Linton-on-Ouse at 19:55 in Halifax Mk I (Sqn code TL-P Bomber Command) on an operation to Hamburg Germany.

Aircraft was hit by a searchlight, then flak and crashed at Gettdorf near Kiel, Germany.

Killed: P/O Harold Stanley Brown RAF pilot KIA Kiel War Cemetery grave 3. J. 6.

POWs: WO2 John Anthony Arnsby RCAF R/63675 POW Stalag Luft L6 Heydekrug. S/L John Henry Barrett RAF POW Stalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria. Sgt Sidney Thomas Fisher RCAF R/58473 POW Stalag Luft L6 Heydekrug. Sgt Henry Edward Greene RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. Sgt James William Hays RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. Sgt Reginald Shaw RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus. Sgt Henry Edward Green RAF POW Stalag 357 Kopernikus.



35 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Uno Anima Agimus

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