Personnel Index - Detail

Name
RUSHTON
First Names
William Thomas
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1164371
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 7/41

 

Flew 28 Hampden operations as Second Pilot with 49Sqn..........his final operation was 3rd March 1942.



S/L Hodges DFC (LHS) with his new crew at RAF Scampton......Sgt Bill Rushton, F/Sgt Walter Ellis and (RHS) Sgt Maurice Ash



From L-R......F/S Walter Ellis, Sgt Bill Rushton and Sgt Maurice Ash

Sgt Rushton was killed on 17th June 1942 whilst flying with 24OTU and is remembered at the Birmingham Perry Bar Crematorium.


 



Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses