Personnel Index - Detail

Name
FORSTER
First Names
J M W
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
638159
Crew Position
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted 9/41

 

Flew 27 Hampden operations with 49Sqn in a variety of crew positions.

F/Sgt Forster was flying with 16OTU when the unit was called upon to participate in a '1000 bomber raid' on June 1st 1942 against Essen.

He was shot down and made PoW being held in Stalag Luft 3 abd Stalag Luft 6/357. He had the PoW number 500.



Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses