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PF Laidler RN
Squadron: 828 
Ship/Air Station:  Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 23/24.1.1942 
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Laidler, PF Sub Lt and Sub Lt ID Roberts both POW of the Italians 23/24.1.1942 828 albacore sqdn,  Hal Far FTR night operations to Italy.  Italian POW 

Aircraft wreck X8941 captured by Stabilimento Costruzioni Aeronautiche [Aircraft Construction Establishment, Guidonia] 
 

 

 
 
 
 
CB Lamb RN
Squadron: 830 
Ship/Air Station:  Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 16/17.9.1941 
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Lamb, CB Lt and Sub Lt JM Robertson 830 swordfish sqdn. On a secret mission from Hal Far, 16/17.9.1941, to drop a secret agent in Tunisia. Aircraft nosed up in dry salt lake. Lamb and Robertson both interned by the French  French POW 
 

 
E Lancaster TAG
Squadron: 827 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Victorious 
Captured: 30.7.1941 
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Bond, HF Lt, Bracken, HH Lt and Lancaster, E L/A  TAG of 827 sqdn Albacore,  FTR HMS Victorious  30.7.41 during the Kirkenes raid. They were shot down during a torpedo attack on ships anchored in Bokfjord. Both taken POWs by the Germans.  German POW  1945
 

 
JH Lewis RN
Squadron: 828 
Ship/Air Station: Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 28/29.11.1941 
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Walshe, EH Sub Lt, and lewis, JH Sub Lt 828 albacore sqdn. FTR 28/29.11.41 to Hal Far after a night attack on Castel Benito airfield. 
Both taken prisoner by the Italians. 
Italian POW 
 

 
WEJ Lintern RN
Squadron: 849 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 29.1.1945 
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Died/Killed: Executed by the Japanese at Changi prison 15-20.8.1945 

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Burrenston, KM, Lintern, WEJ Lt and McRae, WJS PO TAG 849 sqdn Avenger, FTR 29.1.1945, after Operation Meridian II, Palembang. During their bombing mission they were shot down and crashed into a river on fire. All survived and were taken POW by the Japanese. Japanese POW 

All Executed by the Japanese at Changi prison 15-20.8.1945 

 

 
J Lisle RN
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Lisle, J Sub Lt, Allen, RS, Sub Lt and Slowey, P L/A, 836 sqdn. FTR 3.3.1943, whilst minelaying on the North West French coast. Shot down in sea 2 miles off mouth of estuary at Le Havre. Allen, RS was killed, Lisle and Slowey were taken POW.  German POW  1945
 

 
EW Lockwood RN
Squadron: 813 sqdn 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Eagle 
Captured: 9.9.1940 
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Lockwood, EW Lt, Kite, RGD Sub Lt, and Simpson, S  L/A TAG 813 sqdn HMS Eagle. FTR 1.9.40 in the Mediterranean, lost on a long search. All taken POW after 8 days in dinghy.  POW 
 

 
DM Lubbock RN
Squadron: 828 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Victorious
Captured: 30.7.1941 
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Bellairs, LER Sub Lt, Lubbock, DM Sub Lt, both taken POWs, after FTR 828 sqdn, 30.7.1941. L/A CF Beer picked up dead by enemy and buried in Oslo .  German POW in Norway
 

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