Personnel Index - Detail

Name
FROST
First Names
B A
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1868790
Crew Position
Mid Upper Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 7/44

 

Flew a tour of 30 operations with 49Sqn from 7/44 to 11/44.
 



This is a photograph of the 'Russell' crew, nicknamed, 'The Gen Crew'.

It was taken at Winthorpe Heavy Conversion Unit just before the crew were posted to 49 Squadron at Fiskerton in July 1944. The aircraft is a Short Stirling code letters GP-L.

The crew standing at rear left to right are;
Sgt D G Hird (Wireless Operator), Sgt B A Frost (Mid Upper Gunner), Sgt G (Dusty) Miller (Navigator), F/O T Russell (Pilot)

Squatting down in front left to right are;
Sgt A R Boyce (Flight Engineer), Sgt R W Reid RCAF (Bomb Aimer), Sgt J G O'Callaghan (Rear Gunner)