Photo of the 193 Squadron (RAF) (Feb, 1945)

collected by Tim Darling (email)

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193 Squadron at B89, Mill, Netherlands, Feb, 1945.
From the left, on wings: W/O ND Samuels (PoW Mar 18, 1945), unknown, W/O AG Randall (KIA Apr 10, 1945), W/O JO Waldron, unknown, W/O SFG Walker, F/O AC Smith DFM (PoW Apr 1, 1945), F/Sgt KR Goodhew (Canadian), unknown, F/Sgt OL Pratt.

From left, front row: Unknown, P/O Jim Fishwick (KFA May 25, 1945), unknown, P/O R Van Cuylenburgh (Ceylon), F/L Jimmy Simpson, the "A" Flight leader, 193 OC S/L C Derek Erasmus (front center holding gloves) DFC (Rhod, KIA Mar 9, 1945), F/L Felix C Cryderman, the "B" Flight leader (Canadian), F/L GE Cassie, F/O WMJ Bulleid, P/O E Richardson, W/O JA Merryshow (hit by flak 2/24/45 and bailed out safely near Breda; Caribbean pilot from Grenada).

(Photo courtesy John Simpson, Jimmy Simpson's son; Annotations courtesy JC Brindle, MBE, Jim Fishwick's nephew, John Simpson, and Chris Woodcock.)