Personnel Index - Detail

Name
GESCH
First Names
Colin Percival
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAAF
Service Number
A434164
Crew Position
Pilot / Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 10/44

 

Involved with the development of the AGLT system.

Flew 30 operations finishing their tour with the raid on Berchtesgaden in April 1945.

Date of birth - 19 Jun 1922.
Place of birth - Maryborough Queensland.
Place of enlistment - Brisbane
 



Jack Winter's crew (sadly Jack is not in the photograph)

L to R:
Navigator........."Chalky" White
Bomb Aimer......Ron Paul
W/OP................Tom Bassett
MU Gunner....."Taffy" Jenkins
F/E.................."Bill" Bailey
R/G..................Colin Gesch

The image is from Jack's photo album courtesy of Jack's daughter and received via Wing Commander (retired) Bob Alexander.
 


 

An article from the Australian Gympie Times gives more details (opens in a new window)