Personnel Index - Detail

Name
BARLOW
First Names
Raymond
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1330226
Crew Position
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner

 

7/8th October 1943, STUGGART:

Returning damaged from their raid Lancaster ED426 piloted by Pilot Officer Don Wares hit a ridge of high ground. Three of the crew were killed in the crash, two were taken prisoner and two evaded capture.

Lancaster ED426 (EA-P)
P/O D. Wares Pilot (Evader)
Sgt A.H. Brownlie F/E (Killed)
Sgt T.T. O'Leary NAV (Killed)
Sgt J.R. Barlow W/AG (Evader)
Sgt G. Attwood A/G (P.o.W.)
F/O E.J. Hepburn RCAF B/A (Killed)
F/S W. Fitzgerald RAAF A/G (P.o.W.)

L to R: Sgt Ray Barlow, Sgt Tim O'Leary, Sgt Don Wares and, we believe, - F/O Elmer Hepburn and Australian, Sgt W Fitzgerald

Bestman, Sgt Ray Barlow, Sgt Donald Wares, Jessie Wares (née Bell) and Donald's sister, Diana on the wedding day......21st July 1943.

49Sqn Association
 

49Sqn Association
 

49Sqn Association
 

49Sqn Association
See "The Long Walk Home" in the Documents section for more details.

'Posted Out' in 1993