Qasaba 1940

Back Row (Left to Right):  


John Fortune – Fg Off J Fortune, killed on 14 Jan 1942; awarded a posthumous DFC on 27 July 1943

Cedric Holdsworth – Killed in Syria on 15 June 1941

Don Waymark – Fg Off D E Waymark, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; killed on 10 November 1941

Robin? Burwell – Fg Off R H C Burwell, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941 and 23 January 1943

Jack Owens?

Alan Hodge

‘Fritz’ Laidlaw?

‘Babe’ Edwards – Maj S L Edwards, Mentioned in Dispatches 23 January 1943

Middle Row:


Brian Attwood – Plt Off B A B Attwood, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; Fg Off B A B Attwood, killed on 14 February 1942; awarded posthumous DFC on 14 May 1942

Peter Legg – Sqn Ldr P Legge, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941

‘Red’ Hardiman – Flt Lt R J Hardiman, awarded DFC on 30 January 1942

Stephen Edu?

‘Bill’ York

‘Dixie’ Dean

Larry Benson – Fg Off L T Benson, killed in Syria 29 January 1941

Jimmy Aldis – Fg Off J R Aldis, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; killed in Syria on 8 June 1941

‘Roly’ Aramour?

Derie? Magnall

Front Row:


‘Doc’ Sibbald (‘The Pelham Puncher’)

Seymour-Hosley – Flt Lt E W Seymour-Hosley, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941 and posthumously on 23 January 1943; killed on 27 December 1941

Kirk Currie (‘Snowy’) – Fg Off K L Currie, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941

‘Ace’ Hughes – Flt Lt O Hughes, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941 and 23 January 1943

‘Willy’ Wilson – Sqn Ldr J R Wilson, awarded DFC on 9 July 1941; Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; OC 208 Squadron 16 December 1940 to 6 October 1941

‘Sprocket’ Sprague – Sqn Ldr R A Sprague, OC 208 Squadron 10 April 1940 to 16 December 1940; Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; Wg Cdr R A Sprague awarded DFC on 28 March 1941

Teddy Moylan

Ted Webber

Lours Burnand – Flt Lt L G Burnand, awarded DFC on 16 July 1941; Sqn Ldr L G Burnand Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941; OC 208 Squadron 6 October 1941 to 23 June 1942

Tony Brown – Flt Lt A H Brown, Mentioned in Dispatches 25 September 1941

‘Padre’ Parkinson

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