Personnel Index - Detail

Name
O'CALLAGHAN
First Names
J G
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1645107
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 7/44 and out 11/44

 

Flew 28 operations with 49Sqn as a rear gunner.
 



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)