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EFW Taylor RN
Squadron: 813 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 4.9.1940 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

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Hain, HR Lt, Smith, VH Sub Lt and Taylor, EFW  TAG 813 sqdn. FTR 4.9.1940 shot down in raid on Maritza airfield, Rhodes, force landed Scarpanto Island. 
All taken Italian POW. 
Italian POW 
 

 
JT Taylor RN
Squadron: 813 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 30.2.1942 
Escaped: 
Released: Later released 1942? 
Died/Killed: 

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Morris, LG Sub Lt, Taylor, JT and Cassey, E  LA TAG 813 sqdn all pow 30.3.42 after an operation from North Front Gibraltar.  Force landed between Ras el Farea and Ponta Pescadores, Spanish Morocco. All interned, later arrived Gibraltar.  Interned Spanish Morocco  Later released
 

 
CG Taylor RN
Squadron: 828 
Ship/Air Station: Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 2.12.1942 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

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Taylor, CG Sub Lt and Guy, W Sub Lt 828 albacore sqdn. FTR Hal Far, Malta, 2.12.1942 after an attack on an enemy convoy located 93 degrees20 m from Kerkenah, Tunisia. Aircraft believed to have caiught fire and blew up on water.Guy, W Sub Lt killed and Taylor taken POW of the Italians. Italian POW 
 

 
RW Taylor RN
Squadron: 830 sqdn 
Ship/Air Station: Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 11/12.11.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

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Taylor, RW Sub Lt and Robinson, FL Sub Lt 830 sqdn of Hal Far Malta. FTR 11/12.11.1941 after attack on 2 motor vessels near Pantelaria. Taken POW. POW 
 

 
RL Thompson RN
Squadron: 800 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Emperor 
Captured: 8.5.1944? 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: believed drowned 8.5.1944 

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Thompson, RL Sub Lt 800 hellcat sqdn of HMS Emperor. FTR 8.5.1944, shot down by german fighters, and baled out 7 miles off Smolen island, Norway. Swam away but believed drowned (POW?).  German POW? 
 

 
CC Thornton RN
Squadron: 830 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 8.2.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
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Thornton, CC Sub Lt and Pickles, FW  TAG 830 sqdn POW 8.2.1941. Took part in bombing Tripoli Harbour, but crashed near Garzi. Both interned in Tunisia by the French.  French POW 
 

 
RP Thurston RN
Squadron: 803 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 14.9.1939 
Escaped: 
Released: 
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Thurston, RP Lt and McKay, 803 sqdn FTR 14.9.1939 attack on U-30 off Rockall Bank. Thurston taken POW and McKay killed. One of the first casualties in the 2nd world War. German POW 
 

 
KH Tickle RN
Squadron: 816 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 17.9.1942 
Escaped: 
Released: 
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Tickle, KH Sub Lt, Norfolk, VK, and Varley, JA L/A TAG 816 sqdn. FTR on 17.9.1942 after minelaying. Shot down in sea by AA after caught by searchlight off Cherbourg.  Norfolk was killed. Tickle and Varley taken POW Le Havre.  German POW  1945
 

 
JW Thomlinson RN
Squadron: 898 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Khedive 
Captured: 2.4.1945 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: Beheaded by Japanese 20.7.1945 

POW Details:

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Thomlinson, JW Sub Lt 898 hellcat sqdn, FTR 2.4.1945 to HMS Khedive, after an operational sortie. EF pilot bailed out, and aircraft crashed 10 miles west of Port Dickson, Malaya. Taken Japanese POW.  POW Japan 

Beheaded by the Japanese 20.7.1945 
 

 

 
WE Thomson RN
Squadron: 830 
Ship/Air Station: Hal Far, Malta 
Captured: 19.3.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
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Grant, D Sub Lt and Thomson, WE TAG 830 sqdn FTR 19.3.1941 after a  raid on Tripoli. Landed near Zarzis, Tunisia. Both interned by the French. Vichy French POW  Released 1943
 

 
SD Timms RN
Squadron: 825 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 29.12.1942 
Escaped: 
Released: 
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Evans, IJ, Timms, SD and Winder, SJ  L/A 825 sqdn taken POW on 29.12.42 when FTR after minelaying operation, Le Havre.  POW German 
Stalag 8b
1945
 
A Todd RN
Squadron: 830 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 14.4.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

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Dawson, HP Sub Lt and Todd, A.  TAG 830 sqdn. FTR 14.4.1941 after a torpedo attack on an enemy convoy. Captured and interned by French authorities in Tunisia.  French POW 
 

 
A Turnbull RN
Squadron: 827 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Victorious 
Captured: 30.7.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

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Turnbull, A Lt, Serjeant, HK Lt and James, JD L/A TAG 827 albacore sqdn all wounded during Kirkenes raid 30.7.41. FTR HMS Victorious, after the raid, the albacore was shot 
down by a Bf110, in their torpedo attack on ships anchored in Boksfjord. they crashed in the sea near Vardo. all were taken POW 
POW 
 

 
GL Turner RN
Squadron: 828 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 30.7.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

Capture details POW details Release
Howard, CV Sub Lt, Turner, GL Sub Lt, Polmeer, DE L/A TAG 828 albacore sqdn. FTR 30.7.41 after the raid on Kirkenes, being shot down over Kirkenes. All taken POW.  German POW  1945
 

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