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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
3401 RussellReginald BernardFlight SergeantNZ/391186Age 41New ZealandPassengerRNZAFTransport Command40 Squadron (RNZAF)1945-09-24C-47B DakotaNZ3526-Whenuapai, Auckland, New Zealand530TransitSee archive report for further brief details and his lossMissing - believed killedBourail Memorial. Panel 7
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Born on the 06th February 1904 at Hounsdlow, Middlesex, England. Moved later to New Zealand. Transferred from the NZ Army on the 31st October 1939. Son of Ernest Edwin Russell and of Emily Harriet Russell (née Humphries) and husband of Margherita Russell (née Hitchings), of Sydenham, Canterbury, New Zealand. A disciplinarian with New Zealand Air Task Force.
3402 RussellJohn WilfredLACNZ/4210478Age 35New ZealandPX/Mechanic i/cRNZAFTransport6 Sqd (RNZAF)
1943-06-05CatalinaPB-5NZ4006-RNZAF Luthale Bay, Fiji0430Ferry flightSee archive report for detailed informationMissing - believed killedBourail Memorial. Panel 9Born on the 30th September 1907 in Paterangi. Son of John and Beatrice Hawes Russell (née Tapper) and husband of Alice Edith Russell (née Lysnar) and father to 2 sons and 1 daughter, of Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand. His brother W/O. David Malyon also lost his life
3403 RutherfordA WSergeantRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-07-28WellingtonIIIBJ661AA-RAF Feltwell, NorfolkHamburgSee Archive report for further detailsPoW Read Archive Report
3404 RutherfurdJohn KeithLeading AircraftmanNZ/4210093Age 22New ZealanderPilot (U/T)RNZAFTraining Command2 Service Flying Training School

(ITS)

1943-01-23HarvardIINZ928-RNZAF Woodbourne, New Zealand0930TrainingSee archive report for further detailsKilledKelvin Grove Cemetery. Grave 74. B. 4. width=
Courtesy Air Museum of New Zealand

Born on the 16th of June 1920 at Palmerston North. Educated at Palmerston North Boys High School, Victoria University and Wellington and Massey Agricultural College. Served 2 years in the territorial army. Enlisted at Rotorua on the 03rd September 1942 as a pilot under training. With No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School on the 13th October 1942. No. 2 Service Flying Training School 02nd January 1943 90 flying hours logged with 9 solo on the Harvard.

Son of James Willoughby Rutherfurd (died 29th September 1971, age 81) and Leah Margaret Rutherfurd (née McCrea - died 27th June 1966, age 72), of 11 Union Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

3405 RyanL T JPilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command105 Sqd
1940-11-27BlenheimIVT1886GB-Swanton Morley1850KolnCrashed Foxley NorfolkKilled
3406 RyanKeith ForbesFlight Sergeant419991914New ZealanderPilotRNZAFBomber Command218 Sqd
1942-09-01StirlingIN3714HA-QDownham Market2346SaarbruckenClaim by Hptm Walter Ehle Stab II/NJG1 - Mosseghem between Brussels-Leuven: 4,000m at 04:13. Crashed Sterrebeek 9km ENE from the centre of BrusselsKilledNossegem Communal Cemetery Collective Grave 1-5 Son of Alfred Mervyn and Julie R. Ryan, of Taihape, Wellington, New Zealand
3407 RyanPatrick HughFlying Officer401411New ZealandNavigatorRNZAFBomber Command44 Sqn
1942-10-06LancasterIW4188KM:GWaddingtonOsnabruckCrashed at QuackenbruckKilledRheinberg War Cemetery 17. B. 6.
3408 RyanA JPilot OfficerBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1941-01-10WellingtonIcT2550AA-LFeltwell1130Air TestCrashed near Stapleford CambsKilled
3409 RyanJohn McmahonFlight SergeantNZ/412357Age 20New ZealandW/Op/Air/GunnerRNZAFCoastal Command415 Sqd
1943-04-10HampdenTB.IP1151NH-PRAF Thorney Island, Sussex - on detachment to RAF St. Eval, Cornwall1632Anti-shippingSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 199

Courtesy Jennifer Lemaire

Born at Wellington on the 04th July 1922. Prior to service worked as a refrigeration engineer for H.W. Clarke Ltd. Enlisted on the 13th April 1941 at Levin. Embarked for Canada for training on the 26th May 1941. Awarded his wireless operator/air gunner badge and promoted to sergeant on the 24th November 1941. After conversion training with No. 5 Operational Training Unit he joined 415 squadron on the 23rd January 1943 completing at least 2 operational sorties. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Ryan, of Newtown, Wellington City, New Zealand. A total of 198 flying hours logged.
3410 RyburnLFlight SergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-01-04StirlingIIILJ473AA-RMepal2220GardeningCrashed at base on return
3411 RyderRobert Leslie OwenPilot Officer404626AustralianObserverRAAFBomber Command75 Sqn RNZAF
1941-11-08WellingtonIcZ8942AA:?FeltwellEssenCaught in searchlights and hit by flak, crashed and exploded at Zuidland, SW of Rotterdam at 22:15 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (13 July 1941 - 29 May 1942) The Early Years Part 2 - Theo Boiten).KilledRotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery Plot LL. Row 2, grave 16Son of Arthur Owen and Florence Gardiner Ryder; husband of Marjorie Ryder, of Roma, Queensland, Australia.
3412 SachtlerEuan WilfredSquadron LeaderNZ/41362Age 24New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-05-01LancasterIME689AA-YRAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire2244ChamblySee archive report for further brief detailsKilledPoix-de-Picardie Churchyard. Row A. Collective grave 15-17

Courtesy Stuart Murray

Born on the 02nd March 1920 at Dunedin. Received his secondary education at Otago Boys High School. His principal sport was rugby which he played for the Union Football Club. After leaving school he worked for Mallachs shoe store in Dunedin. Served in the NZ territorial army for 2 years. Enlisted for aircrew training at the Initial Training Wing, Levin on the 19th January 1944. Trained at No.1 Elementary Flying Training School in Taieri, joining on the 1st March 1941. Then to No.1 Service Flying Training School, joining on the 14th April 1941 at wigram.

Awarded his Flying Badge and commissioned on the 5th July 1941. Embarked for England on the 22nd July 1941, arriving on the 2nd September 1941. reported to No.3 Personnel Reception Centre, Bournemouth, where he remained on attachment until posted to 11 Operational Training Unit joining on the 16th September 1941 flying the Wellington. Attached to 15 Operational Training Unit, joining on the 06th January 1942 again flying the Wellington. On the 17th June 1942 he was attached to No. 10 Aircraft Delivery Unit flying as second pilot a Wellington to Egypt via Malta 19th - 21st June 1941. Joined 37 squadron on the 28th January and completed 40 operational sorties. On a SAAF Loadstar to South Africa via Sudan, Kenya and Southern Rhodesia. Embarked for England on the 22nd July 1941. Joined 11 Operational Training Unit as an instructor on the 15th March 1943. Posted on the 27th April for a course at the Group Instructors' School, Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire. Posted for a course to No. 5 Flying Instructors* School, Castle Combe, Wiltshire. Promoted to F/O. on the 05th July 1942, Fl/Lt. on the 05th July 1943 then to Sq/Ldr on the 05th April 1944. Joined 75 (New Zealand) squadron on the 06th January 1944, Mepal, Cambridgeshire, and resumed operational flying. With this squadron he now took part in ten attacks on targets in enemy occupied Europe. Flying 8 sorties on the Stirling aircraft and 2 on Lancasters. Attached to 1657 Heavy Conversion Unit on the 30th January then to No. 3 Lancaster Finishing School between 02nd - 07th April 1944.

Son of Wilfred Sachtler, and of Janet Louisa Sachtler (nee Brown), of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. A total of 908 flying hours logged and on his 47th operational sortie.

3413 SadlerA.P.Sergeant1379771Air BomberRAFVRBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-04-06StirlingIBF517AA-0RAF Newmarket15Duisburg See Archive report for further details Survived None Read Archive Report
3414 SaffillF HSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1945-02-26LancasterIME450AA-WMepal1052DortmundCrashed near Chatteris Cambs on returnKilledMaldon Cemetery
3415 SageE VFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-05-09LancasterIIIJA918BQ-WNorth Killingholme2249MardyckCrashed in sea close to target areaKilled
3416 SageWilton McbrideSergeantNZ/415370Born on the 25th February 1917New Zealand PilotRNZAFFighter Command165 Sqd1942-12-24SpitfireVbBM326SK-?RAF Tangmere, Sussex2325Training See archive report for further brief details KilledTangmere Churchyard (St. Andrew). Plot E. Row 3. Grave 49.
Courtesy Jenifer Lemaire
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3417 SaleErnest DesmondSergeantNZ/414682Age 20New ZealandPilotRNZAFTraining Command21 Operation Training Unit. 91 Group1942-09-06WellingtonICX9942-RAF Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire2115Training FlightSee Archive report for further details.KilledMoreton-In-Marsh New Cemetery. Sec. K. Grave 26

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Also remembered on parents grave at Hawksbury Cemetery, Waikouaiti.

Born on the 15th February 1922 in London, England. Family moved to New Zealand in 1923. Worked as a clerk for NZ Co-Op Distribution Company at Masterton prior to service. Enlisted at Levin on the16th August 1941. Initial training with No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School 28th September 1941 then to No. 2 Flying Training School 09th November 1941. Pilots badge awarded on the 05th January 1942 and promoted to sergeant on the 31st January 1942.

Embarked for England on the 22nd February 1942. After serving with various units joined 21 Operational Training Unit on the 07th July 1942. Son of Charles Henry and May Winifred Grace Sale (née Gammage, later Bracey), of Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand. A total of 250 flying hours logged

3418 SalmondWilliam ClivePilot Officer411668AustraliaRAAF489 Sqd RNZAF
1943-01-23RAAF Honour Roll
3419 SaltGeoffrey CourthopeFlying OfficerNZ/415382Born on the 07th October 1913New ZealandPilotRNZAFTraining Command26 Operational Training Unit. 92 Group1942-10-08WellingtonIcR1389-RAF Wing, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire1930BullseyeSee archive report for further brief detailsPoW No: 780 Camp: Stalag Luft SaganSurvived the war

Courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

Many publications list this incorrectly as coming from 16 Operational Training Unit with the serial number Z1839.
3420 SaltIan CharlesFlight SergeantNZ/404046Age 20New ZealandAir GunnerRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-04-20StirlingIIIBF506AA-PRAF Newmarket, Suffolk2205Heinkel Factory at RostockSee Archive report for further details. Shot down by Ofw. Rudolf Mangelsdorf 12./NJG3 crashed at B̦balle, DenmarkKilledEsbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery Coll. grave A.11. 11-14


Born on the 03rd July 1922 at Christchurch. Worked as a messenger for P and T Department in Wellington. New Zealand Corps of Signals July 1938. Enlisted in Levin as air gunner under training on the 27th October 1940. Embarked for Canadian the 06th January 1941. Trained at No. 8 Bomber Gunnery School 18th August 1941.

Embarked for England on the 12th October 1941. Further training with No. 42 Operational Training Unit flying on the Wellington 27th May 1942, flew 1 operational sortie. Re-mustered as as air gunner on the 13th March 1942 and promoted to sergeant. 1665 Operational Training Unit 25th August flying the Sterling, flew 2 operational sorties. Joined 90 squadron on the 13th November 1942 carrying out 1 operational sorties. Assigned to 75 squadron 29th January 1943 carrying out 9 operational sorties. Son of Lt. Charles Henry (MiD NZ Rifle Brigade. Justice of the peace - died 18th June 1957, age 75) and Margaret Crawford Salt (née Boa - died 16th January 1936, age 38) of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

3421 SalterEdward William HuiaFlying Officer402029New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command192 Sqn
1943-08-11MosquitoIVDZ375DT-LPredannack16:35Special DutiesSpecial Duties over the Bay of Biscay. Lost without Trace. This was the first Mosquito lost by the SquadronKilledRunnymede Memorial Panel 198
3422 SamesArthur Norman 'Artie'FLtNew ZealandPilotRNZAFFighter Command486 Sqd (NZ)

137 Sqd
8 [7+1] (5 V-1s)Typhoon Diver (V1) ace
3423 SammersW JSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-02-24StirlingIIIEH948AA-QMepal1810GardeningKilledRunnymede
3424 SampsonLouis DavidPilot Officer W/Op Air Gunner186413RAFVRBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-11-20LancasterIPB689AA-XRAF Mepal, Cambridgeshire1249HombergExploded near BaerlKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Cemetery Grave 25. C.2. Read Archive Report
3425 SampsonH WSergeantRNZAFBomber Command149 Sqd (East India)
1942-07-29StirlingIR9161OJ-TLakenheath.0001.SaarbruckenCrashed WNW of Rocroi FranceKilledCholoy War Cemetery France
3426 SampsonThomasPilot OfficerNZ/411032Born on the 19th April 1921New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command466 Sqd RAAF
1943-05-13WellingtonXMS473HD-QRAF Leconfield, Yorkshire2356BochumSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledThe Hague General Cemetery (Westduin) Allied Plot. Row 4. Grave 72.

Courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

Son of William John and Lilian Annie Sampson (née Dunning), of Ashburton, Canterbury New Zealand. A truck driver for Mid-Canterbury Transport Company prior to service. A total of 470 flying hours logged and having completed 20 operational sorties.
3427 SampsonNFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-07-28LancasterIIINE148AA-HMepal2155StuttgartCrashed at YevresEvader
3428 SampsonRichard WebbFlight Lieutenant40146521st December 1905 at DannevirkeNew ZealandNavigatorRNZAF2nd Tactical Air Force464 (RAAF) Sqn
1943-11-30MosquitoFB.VIMM404SB:TRAF Hunsdon, Hertfordshire - 140 Airfield HQ, 2 Group10:50Operation JerichoMM404 was part of the 2nd wave of the low-level attack to breach the prison walls so members pf the Resistance, many of whom were scheduled for execution, to escape. After MM404 was leaving the target area the Mosquito was hit in the cockpit by flak. Flt.Lt. Sampson was killed outright, while the badly wounded pilot survived the high speed landing on a snow covered field.KilledPoix-De-Picardie Churchyard, Row E. Grave 25.He understated his age on enlistment by 3 years giving his year of birth as 1908 so he could enlist as aircrew

Son of Percy Wallace Sampson and Jeannie Palmer Sampson, of Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

His brother Sgt. Henry Woolls Sampson, 412593, RNZAF, (149 Sqn, Stirling I R9161) died on operations on the 29th July 1942
3429 SamsonGeorge KingFlight SergeantNZ/402563Age 27New ZealandNavigatorGoldfish Club


RNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-06-22StirlingIIIEF408AA-PRAF Newmarket, Suffolk2340MulheimCrashed near GelsinkirchenKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Collective grave 19.G.4-6

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Born on the 05th January 1916 at Gisborne. Worked as a sheep farmer for Daniel Ridiford of Te Awaiti Station prior to service. Served 2 and half years in the territorial army. Enlisted in the RNZAF as a pilot under training on the 10th of July 1940. Flying training at No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School. Pilot training terminated on the 19th of January 1941. Began training as a navigator on the following day. Embarked for Canada on the 27th of February 1941. Observer badge awarded and promoted to sergeant on the 22nd July 1941.

Embarked for England on the 28th of August 1941. Further training with 11 Operational Training Unit commencing 30th September 1941. On the 04th October 1942 further training with 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach. Finally joining 75 (NZ) Squadron on the 28th of November 1942.

Son of Walter (died on the 16th May 1931, aged 56) and Margaret Mary Samson (née Hooper - died 22nd October 1943, age 67), of Wellington City, New Zealand. A total of 230 flying hours logged and on his 14th operational sortie.

3430 SamsonGeorge KingSergeantNZ/402563New ZealandNavigatorRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-04-10StirlingIIIBF455AA-YRAF Newmarket, Suffolk2355FrankfurtHit by A.A. fire and enemy night fighter. Ran out of petrol and ditched in Channel off Shoreham Sussex.

See archive report for further details

RescuedLater: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Collective grave 19.G.4-6

Archives

Accident reportBorn on the 05th January 1916 at Gisborne. Worked as a sheep farmer for Daniel Ridiford of Te Awaiti Station prior to service. Served 2 and half years in the territorial army. Enlisted in the RNZAF as a pilot under training on the 10th of July 1940. Flying training at No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School. Pilot training terminated on the 19th of January 1941. Began training as a navigator on the following day. Embarked for Canada on the 27th of February 1941. Observer badge awarded and promoted to sergeant on the 22nd July 1941.

Embarked for England on the 28th of August 1941. Further training with 11 Operational Training Unit commencing 30th September 1941. On the 04th October 1942 further training with 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach. Finally joining 75 (NZ) Squadron on the 28th of November 1942.

Son of Walter (died on the 16th May 1931, aged 56) and Margaret Mary Samson (née Hooper - died 22nd October 1943, age 67), of Wellington City, New Zealand. A total of 230 flying hours logged and on his 14th operational sortie.

3431 SandersF GFlight LieutenantRNZAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-11-16LancasterIIIPB137LS-UMildenhall1335HeinsburgKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
3432 SandersG HFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1944-07-28LancasterIIINE148AA-HMepal2155StuttgartCrashed at YevresEvader
3433 SandersonAlbert LeonardSgt. PilotNZ/41363RNZAFBomber Command11 OTU
1941-12-15Wellington IcX3170Not knownRAF Bassingbourn, CambridgeshireTake off time not known - crashed at about 2300 hrsNight cross country trainingDived at shallow angle into the ground - no cause establishedKilledBassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Cemetery, Cambridgeshire. Row DD. Grave 10Read Archive Report
3434 SandersonJ AFlight SergeantRNZAFBomber Command166 Sqd
1944-05-03LancasterILL743AS-UKirmington2200Mailly-le-CampCrashed Chapelle-Vallon {Aube}PoW
3435 SandersonRex MartynPilot Officer42727Born on the 08th June 1916 Age 24New ZealandPilotRAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1940-10-23WellingtonIcP9292AA-CRAF Mildenhall, Suffolk1145Potsdam, BerlinSee archive report for further brief detailsMissing - believed killedRunnymede Memorial. Panel 10

Courtesy Jenifer Lemaire

Son of Alexander and Adelaide Ida Sanderson (née Murray), of Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to service worked as a grocery assistant for Blue and White Coop. A total of 373 flying hours logged and on his 12th operation
3436 SandmanWarren JohnPilot OfficerNZ/401412PilotRNZAFFighter74 Sqd
1941-06-27SpitfireVbW3210ZP-NSweepshot down by Bf109's from 1./JG26 and JG26PoW No: 4379 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagen and Belaria None - understood to have survived the war as Fl/Lt. Read Archive Report
3437 SandmanDonald AnsleyFlying Officer425943Born on the 15th March 1917New ZealandPilotRNZAFBomber Command70 Sqn1944-21-10WellingtonXME957?:KFoggia No 2/Tortorella18:57Szombathely AirfieldSee archive report for further brief detailsKilledBudapest War Cemetery. Collective grave III.E.1-5.
courtesy Jenifer Lemaire
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3438 SandsH PFlying OfficerRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-09-23StirlingIIIEH935JN-KMepal1952MannheimCrashed near DedsheimKilledRheinberg War Cemetery
3439 SandysJ F KFlying OfficerRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-03-12WellingtonIIIX3585AA-FeltwellKiel?KilledRunnymedeParadie Archive Database
3440 SangsterE MPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1941-10-26WellingtonIcZ1168AA-FeltwellHamburg?PoW Paradie Archive Database
3441 SangsterE WPilot OfficerRCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1941-09-28WellingtonIcR1177AA-Feltwell1920FrankfurtAbandoned near Sible Hedingham ESSEX Paradie Archive Database
3442 SansomeHSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1945-01-01LancasterIIIME321AA-NMepal1548VohwinkelCrashed near MaastrichtKilledRunnymede
3443 SansoucyJ G FSergeantR66953RCAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-06-14StirlingIBK646AA-NNewmarket2253GardeningCrashed at Moulines {Calvados}Evader Paradie Archive Database
3444 SaulNorman PriestlySergeantNZ/411730Age 20New ZealandObserverRNZAFBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1942-09-06WellingtonIIIBJ765AA-LRAF Mildenhall, Suffolk105DuisburgSee archive report for further detailsKilledReichswald Forest War Cemetery. Grave 16.F.8-10.

Courtesy AWMM

Born on the 12th August 1912 at Transvaal, South Africa. Worked as a surveyor/draughtsman for Public Works Department at Whangarei. Enlisted on the 16th March 1941 at Levin. Embarked for Canada on the26th May 1941. Awarded observer badge and promoted to sergeant on the 25th October 1941.

Embarked for England 08th July 1942. After serving with various units joined 11 Operational Training Unit on the 12th May 1942. Joined 75 squadron on the 12th August 1942. Son of Walter Saul (died 16th June 1947, age 66), and of Eleanor Louisa Saul (née Holton - died 23rd December 1985, both buried at Maunu Cemetery, Whangārei), of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa. Later of Whangarei, Auckland, New Zealand. A total of 230 flying hours logged and on his 04th operational sortie.

3445 SaulAlfred Reginald PhilipSergeantNZ/39014Age 22New ZealandPilotRNZAFTraining Command11 Operational Training Unit
1942-08-05KittyhawkP-40ENZ3001-RNZAF Ohakea1430TrainingSee archive report for detailed informationKilledLower Hutt Cemetery (Taita Lawn). Grave 11. B. Soldiers

Born on the 24th July 1920 in Petone. Educated at Hutt Valley Technical College. Worked as a store man for W.D an H.O Wills Limited in Perone. Served in territorial army for 30 months. Enlisted at Rongotai as an aircraft hand. Remustered as a pilot under training on the 28th July 1940. With No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School 25th August 1940. With No. 2 Flying Training School 26th October 1940. Pilot badge awarded on the 17th January 1941 and promoted to sergeant on the 08th February 1941. Embarked for Singapore on the 27th February 1941. Joined 243 squadron on the 24th March 1941 flying the Buffalo.

Son of Reginald Wyndham Saul (WW1 7/1781, Trooper with Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 7th Reinforcement - died 18th February 1941, age 54), and of Emma Clara Saul (née Williams - died 14th September 1959, age 67), of 3 Aurora Street, Petone, New Zealand.

3446 SaundercockCharles LittleFlight Sergeant404949New ZealanderNavigatorRNZAFBomber Command90 Sqn
1943-05-25StirlingIIIEH876WP:JRAF Ridgewell, Essex23:50DusseldorfSee archive report for further detailsMiARunnymede Memorial Panel 199

3447 SaundercockHenry LindsaySergeantNZ/405326PilotRNZAFFighter Command245 Sqd1941-11-30HurricaneIICBD953MR-?RAF Chilbolton, Hampshire1500TrainingSee archive report for further detailsKilledBrookwood Military Cemetery. Grave 2.B.9
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3448 SaundersK FPilot OfficerRNZAFBomber Command35 Sqd (Madras Presidency)
1942-08-11HalifaxIIW1242TL-GLinton on Ouse105le HavreAbandoned after hit by flakPoW
3449 SaundersESergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-08-31StirlingIIIEE918AA-DMepal2019BerlinCrashed at DerentalKilledHannover War Cemetery
3450 SaundersA FSergeantBomber Command75 Sqd RNZAF
1943-08-30StirlingIIIEH938AA-FMepal.0019.MonchengladbachCrashed Lommel BelgiumKilledHeverlee War Cemetery Belgium

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