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Carmichael, Humphrey Rawstone Military Cross (Pilot Officer)

Prisoner of War 1943-April-26

Male Head

Birth Date: unkown date (age unknown)

Decorations: Military Cross

28 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Quicquid Agas Age Whatsoever you may do, do
Mayu Peninsula, Burma
Pilot Officer
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
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Service Numbers

Embarked on a Tactical Reconnaissance Sortie down to Donbiak and Fould Point. While flying over Magychaung, Carmichael was shot down by LMG Fire and crashed.

Miraculously, he survived after being thrown out and rendered unconscious.

Missing believed killed as Pilot Officer Flynn circled the crash area and no sign was visible in Mayu River.

Injured and taken captive by a Japanese Army Unit, Carmichael found the opportunity to slip away on May 5th and after a three day trek, arrived in Allied lines.

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