Personnel Index - Detail

Name
READ
First Names
Edwin Alexander
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1891329
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 2/45

 



An early image of Edwin Read.......image courtesy of Angela Rossi (daughter).

Sgt Read was the mid-upper in F/O Eltis' crew and carried out 13 bombing ops (plus one Operation Exodus) in 1945.

F/O F Eltis - Pilot
Sgt R J Wood - F/E
F/Sgt B Howland - Nav
F/Sgt C Perfect - B/A
F/Sgt J Mulligan - W/Op
Sgt E A Read - A/G (MU)
Sgt J Greaves - A/G (RG)



The F/O Eltis crew prior to the February 1945 raid on Dresden (RAF Fulbeck).
F/O Eltis (pilot) is wearing the peaked cap, Sgt Greaves (extreme left) and Sgt Read (extreme right).............other names not yet known.

Click this link for the debriefs of Sgt Read's operations (depending on your settings, this PDF file may download)