Personnel Index - Detail

Name
PIKE
First Names
Dudley George Hart
Rank
Squadron Leader
Service
RAF
Service Number
68183
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 8/43 and out 10/43 to 207Sqn

 

Flew 7 operations with 49Sqn.

S/L Pike was killed on 10th March 1944 whilst flying with 207Sqn on a raid to Clermont-Ferrand.



He is buried in the Clermond-Ferrand Communal Cemetery, France together with his 49Sqn crew mates......they were a complete 49Sqn crew with an additional Air Gunner.

S/L D G H Pike (Pilot)
Sgt N C New (Flight Engineer)
F/O A A Boad (Navigator)
P/O E H Moulden (Bomb Aimer)
F/S R A Wheeler (Wireless Operator)
Sgt J Hesketh (Air Gunner)
Sgt A J Little (Air Gunner)

F/L J G Moore (Air Gunner - ex 50Sqn)

 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses
 



From L to R:
Sgt New, P/O Moulden, Unknown, S/L Pike, F/O Boad, Unknown, Unknown.

The unknown airmen are likely to be F/S Wheeler, Sgt Hesketh and Sgt Little.