Rear Gunner – 218 Sqn – Lancaster – POW

[Source: CMHA]

[Trinidad Guardian 18 January 1944 - Courtesy Jerome Lee, CMHA]

One addition to “ANDERSON – Basil C.”

  1. Robin A. Anderson Crumley (daughter) adds:

    Sgt. Basil Courteny Anderson RAF Tail Gunner for the Lancaster Bomber. Shot down on his 13th mission en route to targets over Hanover, Germany, evaded capture for approx. 2 weeks before being seized by Nazi patrol. Was a POW for over 2 years at camp Stalag IVB just outside Muhlberg, Germany. Upon Sgt. Andersons repatriation he was promoted to the grade of Warrant Officer and released From the RAF to return home to Trinidad. 12-12-1922 to 11-17-2004

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