Personnel Index - Detail

Name
DEUTSCHER
First Names
Mike
Rank
Pilot Officer
Service
RCAF
Service Number
R170154
Crew Position
Navigator
Posting Details
Posted in 6/44 and out 10/44

 

Flew 26 operations with 49sqn.

Image kindly provided by Matthew McKay (grandson)

Vivian 'Vic' Rowley's crew while with 44 Sqn, prior to joining 49 Sqn.


Back row: L-R:
Sgt Charlie Ward (W/Op) RAF
Sgt (later P/O) Robert J Barber (Pilot) RCAF
Sgt John Kletsky (Rear Gunner) RCAF
Sgt R G Shakespeare (Mid-Upper) RAF

Seated L-R:
F/O Russell S.W. Hayward (BA) RCAF
Sgt Mike Deutscher (Nav) RCAF

Not shown:
Sgt John Kent-Phillips (FE) RAF
F/O Vivian Rowley (Pilot) RAF
 

After Sgt Barber's death on his 'second dickey' trip, the crew moved to 49 Sqn.

Sgt Kent-Phillips had just turned 19 when the crew finished their tour of duty.