Personnel Index - Detail

Name
REID
First Names
R W
Rank
Sgt
Service
RCAF
Service Number
R160433
Crew Position
Bomb Aimer
Posting Details
Posted in 7/44 and out 11/44

 

Flew 27 operations with 49Sqn.
 



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)