Sévigny-Waleppe

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Whitley Z9131 MA-Q

161 Sqn

                                       
  Date :  25 septembre 1942
  Mission :  SOE : Opération MONGOOSE2 / PRIMO largage d'agents
                                       
        Décollage : 
Tempsford      
        Causes du crash :         
        Lieu du crash : 
Sévigny-Waleppe (08)      
                                       
P/O Cyril Denys BOOTHBY Pil RAF VR 126120 EVA Distinguished Flying Cross Distinguished Flying Medal
Sgt Colin Ian BLYTH A/G RAF VR 1077501 EVA  
F/Sgt P.G. CLAYTON A/G RAF 818070  POW  
Sgt Ronald Eden FRANKLIN A/G RAF VR 1504580 KIA  
Sgt L.C.G. QUIRKE 2e Pil RAF VR 1190802 POW  
P/O John RAYSON Nav RAF 49876 POW  
P/O Lewis George Alfred REED WOP RAF 49333 EVA Distinguished Flying Cross
                                       
Distinguished Flying Cross
Pilot Officer Cyril Denys BOOTHBY, D.F.M. (126120), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 161 Squadron.
Pilot Officer Lewis George Alfred REED (49333), No. 161 Squadron.
Pilot Officers Boothby and Reed have flown together on many sorties as pilot and gunnery leader respectively. In hazardous circumstances they have both displayed resolute determination and fortitufr in keeping with the highest traditions of the Royal Air Force.
SECOND SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of FRIDAY, the 4th of DECEMBER, 1942.