Personnel Index - Detail

Name
STOPANI
First Names
Roy
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Service
RAF
Service Number
1128071
Crew Position
Wireless Operator
Posting Details
Posted in 3/43 and out 10/43

 

Awarded the DFC.

Flew 28 operations with 49Sqn.



Roy Stopani in full flying gear.

Roy Stopani, wireless operator.

Photographs are cortesy of Heather Sloan, the daughter of Roy Stopani,
 



The crew of ED721 taken at Fiskerton sometime between May & August 1943. 
Rear row 4th from left is Jock Stopani, 5th is Bob Seddon, 6th John Costello.
Font row 2nd from left George Boag, 3rd Steve Sherman, 4th Eric Winstanley, 5th Tommy Taylor. 

P/O T D Taylor (Pilot)
Sgt E Winstanley (Flight Engineer)
Sgt J A Costello (Navigator)
Sgt R Seddon (Bomb Aimer)
Sgt J Stopani (Wireless Operator)
Sgt G Boag (Mid Upper Gunner)
Sgt S Sherman (Rear Gunner)

A signed bank note following a stop-over in Algeria following the 20/06/1943 raid on Friedrichshaven.

The note is signed by the Taylor crew and other 49Sqn members (including 'Chan' Chandler).

P/O T D Taylor (Pilot), Sgt E Winstanley (Flight Engineer), Sgt J A Costello (Navigator), Sgt R Seddon (Bomb Aimer), Sgt J Stopani (Wireless Operator), Sgt G Boag (Mid Upper Gunner) and Sgt S Sherman (Rear Gunner).