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RH George TAG
Squadron: 700 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Malaya 
Captured: 8.3.1942 
Escaped: 
Released: 1942 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
Brown, GR Lt, Drake, RG Sub Lt and TAG RH George, 700 sqdn HMS Malaya, 8.3.42. Ran out of fuel whilst shadowing German battleship Scharnhorst. Was rescued and interned by the Spanish.  The POWs later released after internment in Spain. 

The Swordfish was addes to the Spanish air force as HR6-1 on 6.12.43, retd 3.45 at Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 

Crew released 1942
 

 
BN Girdlestone RN
Squadron: 881 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Illustrious 
Captured:  21.12.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
Girdlestone, BN Sub Lt . flown off HMS Illustrious 881 sqdn Martlet/Wildcat, 21.12.1941. force landed at Cloughfin 1/2 mile south of Carrigans, Co Donegal, Eire. The crew were interned by Irish authorities.  Interned by the Republic of Ireland 
 

 
IP Godfrey RN
Squadron: 803 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 6.10.1940 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 
 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
Godfrey, IP Sub Lt, and Stevens, LJ NA TAG 803 fulmar sqdn. FTR 6.10.1940, shot down S79 (probable victory), then unable to locate HMS Illustrious, landed 
Crete, both interned by Greek authorities. 
Interned by Greek authorities Later released
 

 
 
LV Godfrey RN
Squadron: 891 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Dasher 
Captured: 8.11.1942 [POW?] 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
Godfrey, LV Sub Lt of 891 hurricane sqdn. Took part in Operation Torch, FTR to HMS Dasher. Was shot down by Dw520, near La Senia airfield 8.11.1942. Godfrey safe [POW?]  POW [?] 
 

 
CG Gordon TAG
Squadron: 848 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Formidable 
Captured: 20.4.1945 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
POW [?] 
 
RHG Grey RN
Squadron:  825sqdn
Ship/Air Station: Detling
Captured: 29 May 1940 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 29 August 1941

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
POW Shot down in France over Albert Canal. Sub Lt CSF Hogg and TAG LP Gardner killed.
German POW including at Stalag XXA underground fort at Torun, Poland. Died of cancer 29 August 1941
 

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