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 Norman D Samuels (PoW Mar 18, 1945) (see blurb on main page), 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), unknown, F/Sgt KR Goodhew (Canadian) [confirmed and corrected by his granddaughter Cori Stremick], 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.)

(Photo courtesy Cori Stremick, Ken Goodhew's granddaughter, of him 'showing off bullet holes in the tail of his plane and another of him posing with his plane Iris VI ( all his planes were named Iris for my grandmother)'.