Warrant Officer Don Campbell

A request…

All I know is that he was a Warrant Officer based at Baginton Airport in May 1942. He was a member of the RCAF 403 squadron and became a POW on June 2nd 1942. I was hoping you had some photographs of him.

 

 

Found on the Internet.

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Joseph Pierre Auguste “Peter ‘Pete’ Logan” Lecoq Redux

Turning back the clock to 15 March 2014 on this blog…

RCAF No. 403 Squadron

To read once more what I wrote back in 2011 about the pilot who flew the plane that Pat Murphy built a model of…

This picture was not in Walter Neil Dove’s photo album…

But this is most interesting about a 403 Squadron pilot.

Click here…

Excerpt

Quoted from an email from Pierre’s son Peter :

“During the war, my father flew under an alias, Pete Logan.

Why?

During WW2, my father’s mother and siblings lived in Bonneville, France, and my father’s superiors felt that his family could face retaliation should the Germans ever learn of my father’s French roots.

My father did have some claims; however, his records are incomplete. When he went from being Pierre Lecoq (R77174) to Peter Logan, the official records for Pierre Lecoq were totally erased or lost …

What I do know, is that after my father’s tour of duty ended in July of…

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F/O K.P. Marshall

Original photo

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Colorised by Doug Banks and posting it on Facebook…

 

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Trying to find who is who…

Help needed to identify the remaining 9 of these 20 airman, mainly Canadian with a few American volunteers

403 Squadron RCAF, possibly at Catterick in late August 1942

Identified so far:
Standing –
Sgt Victor Nicholas Cabas (USA)
F/Sgt John T Norman (USA)
F/O William Thompson Lane
Sgt Fred Turner
Middle row –
F/O Roy Wozniak
P/O Harry James Dowding
F/O George Dennis Aitken
Front row –
F/L Charles McLaughlin Magwood
F/L Patrick Terrance O’Leary
S/Ldr Leslie Ford
F/L George Urquhart Hill

 

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Add this one…

Flying Officer Ken Marshall

With regards to your July 12, 2018 posting of the 403 squadron in front of a Spitfire (the colourized version of the photo with the men’s names). The man in the second row and second from the right is F/O K.P. Marshall.