Personnel Index - Detail
Flew 27 Hampden operations with 49Sqn in a variety of crew positions.
Image courtesy of Bruno Gielis.
F/Sgt Forster was flying with 16 OTU when the unit was called upon to participate in a '1000 bomber raid' on June 1st 1942 against Essen.
He was shot down and made PoW being held in Stalag Luft 3 and Stalag Luft 6/357. He had the PoW number 500.
Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses