Personnel Index - Detail

Name
HIND
First Names
Robert F
Rank
Sgt (later F/Sgt)
Service
RAF
Service Number
2222796
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 2/45

 

Flew 15 operations in the last two months of the war.
Targets include - Gravenhorst, Nordhausen, Hamburg and Wurzburg.
His final operation was on the 8th April 1945 to Lutzkendorf (an oil target).
49 Squadron's final operation was on the 25th April 1945 to Berchtesgaden.



A fine image of Sgt Robert Hind courtesy of his grandson, Wayne Aston.

F/O J T Weston (Pilot)
Sgt L L Elliot (Flight Engineer)
Sgt J Nottage (Navigator)
F/O R H Fuller (Bomb Aimer - 11 of the 15 missions)
Sgt R H W Beebee (Wireless Operator)
Sgt W R Cowhill (Mid Upper Gunner)
Sgt R F Hind (Rear Gunner)



A group image with Sgt Hind - standing far right,rear row
Probable location is an Air Gunner's Training School
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