Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CAIRNS
First Names
Thomas Robert
Rank
F/Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1051616
Crew Position
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 2/42 and out 10/42

 

F/Sgt Cairns flew 15 operations with 49Sqn before being posted to 83Sqn.

F/Sgt Cairns was killed on the 13th May 1943 and is buried in Amersfoort.



Photograph kindly taken by Liz Waller.
 

 
 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses

​F/S Bourne, F/Sgt T R Cairns and F/S H Plant were all ex-49Sqn.