KNOX – Sydney

‘…had a distinguished service record as a spitfire pilot who volunteered and flew one glider mission into Holland.’

[Source: Mr. Nicholas Devaux, St. Lucia/Trinidad]

MARTIN – Albert William

MARTIN, ALBERT WILLIAM Initials: A W Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Warrant Officer Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Unit Text: 307 (Polish) Sqdn.
Date of Death: 05/01/1945 Service No: 1390553 Additional information: Course 3, ATS, Trinidad, trained in Canada, Pilot, served 68 sqn jan-Dec 1944, when posted to 307 Sqn on 12/12/44.
Date: 05-JAN-1945. Type: de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk.30. Operator: 307 (polish) Sqn RAF. Registration: MV545 Fatalities: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair). Location: sea 10 miles SW of Valley, Anglesey – United Kingdom. Phase: En route Nature: Military Departure airport: Church Fenton. Crashed in sea in bad weather on night navex 10m SW of Valley 5.1.45 cause unknown. Crew: W/O (1390553) Albert William MARTIN (pilot) RAFVR – killed P/O (189.447) Donald Frederick PRIOR (obs) RAFVR – killed . Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 269. Memorial: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL. Source cwgc, http://aviation-safety.net , Trinidad Guardian

KERR – Louis Noel Lyndon

W/O – 76 squardron – Halifax EB253 MP-C – KIA 23 sept. 1943

[Sources: Chorley, CWGC; courtesy Alieneyes]

GOBIN – Hugh Alexander Augustine

Sgt Hugh A A Gobin, Navigator, RAFVR. From Trinidad. Enlisted 1942, qualified/promoted to Sgt in April 1944.

Trinidad Guardian, circa 5 October 1944.

[Courtesy J.A. Lee]

1810415

[Source: AD]

AGOSTINI – Ralph

1391932 – R. A. Agostini – Trinidad – Ach/W.O./A.G. – attested 9.6.41
AG1 – D.inj (?) 19.10.42

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876 - Nominal Roll of Coloured Candidates, October 1944]

GOUGH – G.B.

605843 – G.B. Gough – Trinidad – attested 15.6.44 – AC.2 u/t Wireless Operator/Air Gunner UK 24.11.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

MITCHELL – M.J.

605752 – M.J. Mitchell – Trinidad – attested 1.12.43 – U/t Flight Engineer UK 3.5.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

HOSEIN – Y.

605658 – Y. Hosein – Trinidad – attested 5.9.43 – AC2 u/t Flight Engineer UK 30.3.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

LUCIEN – G.M

605751 – G.M. Lucien – Trinidad – 1.12.43 – Sgt. Navigator #6 OTU 15.12.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

HEATH – E.W.

605749 – E.W. Heath – Trinidad – attested 1.12.43 – Sgt. Pilot #217 SFTS

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

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