DAMBUSTERS Hutchison, Robert Edward George

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Hutchison
  • FORENAME
Robert Edward George
  • UNIT
617 Squadron,R.A.F.V.R.
  • RANK
Flight Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
120854
  • DATE OF DEATH
16th September 1943
  • AGE
25
  • GRAVESITE
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,Germany Coll.grave 16.B.13-16
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 1918 Liverpool
son of Robert George and Ada Louisa Hutchison,Liverpool
surname Hutchinson in some sources (error)
wireless operator in some sources (error)
RAFVR 1940
service number 977611
3 RC 6.1.1940
RAF Upwood 23.2.1940
2 E&WS 24.6.1940
RAF Invergordon 22.2.1941
2 Signal School 3.7.1941
5 B&GS 8.8.1941
25 OTU 31.8.1941
106 Squadron 8.12.1941
Pilot Officer 20.4.1942
award DFC (12.2.1943) (Pilot Officer)
Flying Officer 20.10.1942
1654 CU 18.3.1943
617 Squadron March 1943
award bar to DFC (Dams raid)
A/Flight Lt 20.4.1943
air gunner
Lancaster EE144
Ladbergen (Dortmund-Ems Kanal)
hit by flak and crashed Altendorf,Germany
 
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