ARANHA – Norman Francis

605705 – N.F. Aranha – Barbados – attested 15.10.43 – Sgt. Air Gunner UK 4.10.44

[Source NA AIR 2/6876]

One addition to “ARANHA – Norman Francis”

  1. Paul C. Aranha adds:

    Norman Francis ARANHA was born in Nassau, BAHAMAS on January 14, 1926
    and died in Nassau, BAHAMAS on February 24, 1985.

    After training, in Canada, he saw action, as a Air Gunner of B-24 Liberators in the Royal Air Force, in Egypt, Ceylon, India and Burma.

    He was a crewmember of the first aircraft to land in Singapore, at the end of World War II.

    His final rank was Warrant Officer.

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