Personnel Index - Detail

Name
COLLINS
First Names
Robert Williams
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1461479
Crew Position
Wireless Operator
Posting Details
Posted in 5/44

 

Flew 7 operations with 49Sqn with pilot S/L JM Bazin. His first operation was the 27th May to Morsalines and his last with the squadron was to Etampes on 9th June.

He was then posted to 102Sqn and was killed on the 25th June 1944.

Sgt Collins is buried in the Fontaine l'Étalon cemetery in the Pas de Calais region of France.



Sgt R W Collins is top left of the image.

Photograph courtesy of the 102 (Ceylon) Squadron Association.



Photographed by Dom Howard
 



Shown below

 

Extracts are from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses