Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CAIN
First Names
William Edward
Rank
WO2
Service
RCAF
Service Number
R805910
Crew Position
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Posting Details
6/42
Posting Out
8/42
Cemetery

 

There are no records of WO2 Cain flying operations with 49Sqn so it is likely that he was posted immediately to 207Sqn.

He was killed whilst serving with 207Sqn on the 3/3/43 and is buried in the Hamburg War Cemetery.



​Photographed by Dom Howard

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Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses


Sgt Evison, WO2 Wallace, F/Sgt Delatorre and WO2 Cain had all been posted to 49Sqn.