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[Unspecified names] Aircrew 
Squadron: 15 GCF 
Ship/Air Station: dett. Mount Batten 
Captured: 5.12.1939? status unsure? 
Escaped: ? 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

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Crew [POW?] 5.12.1939, Walrus L2312, 15 Group Communications Flight (GCF), dett Mount Batten, hit embankment landing in a field on an intelligence mission, Keranov, Brittany.  Status unsure POW? 
 

 
[Unspecified names] FAA Observer RN
Squadron: 812 sqdn 
Ship/Air Station: RAF North Coates 
Captured: 31.8.1940 POW/killed? 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 31.8.1940 

POW Details:

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Villiers-Tothill, G Lt and observer, 812 swordfish sqdn took part in 31.8.1940 raid on Vlaardingen oil tanks. Shot down over Rotterdam. Observer parachuted, believed drowned [POW?] in River Meuse/Niewe Waterweg. Villiers-Tothill, G lt killed. Satus unsure POW? 
 

 
[Unspecified names] FAA pilot
Squadron: 238 sqdn RAF 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Victorious 
Captured: 13.6.1941 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

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FAA (?) pilot of a 238 sqdn hurricane, ferrying in HMS Victorious to the Middle East. FTR when took off EF crashed in sea 13.6.1941. Pilot interned in Algeria. Interned Algeria 
 

 
[Unspecified names] FAA Barracuda crew
Squadron: 
Ship/Air Station: 
Captured: 29.8.1944 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

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Crew of Barracuda squadron on  29.8.1944, took part in an abortive attack on the German batleship Tirpitz. Strafed destroyer escorts in Leir Botn. Ditched west of Silden.  German POW  1945
 

 
[Unspecified names] FAA Avenger crew
Squadron: 854 
Ship/Air Station: HMS Illustrious 
Captured: 29.1.1945 
Escaped: 
Released: 
Died/Killed: 

POW Details:

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Crew of 854 avenger sqdn, HMS Illustrious. took part in Operation Meridian II, attack on Palembang. 2 TAGs engaged Ki44s, one seen to crash in flames, pilot baling out [pow ?]  POW? 
 

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