Remembering the Telegraphist Air Gunners
  Telegraphist Air Gunners Rescued by Ships 1939 -1945     Barlow, A (0 - 887 Squadron) Shot down by Ju88 31.3.42. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Arrow. Bell, CA. (819 Squadron) Aircraft over side HMS Activity, rescued the destroyer HMS Winchelsea 12.3.44. Cope, GH. (814 Squadron) FL Shaibah 15.4.41 rescued HMS Lasson. Dale, MW. (825 Squadron) Ditched 29.4.43, rescued by light cruiser HMS Scylla. Dawson, TJ. (813 Squadron) FL Alboran island, off Spain/North Africa, 19.4.42. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Antelope. Dilnutt, WH. (818 Squadron) Ditched Narvik, 12.4.40 rescued by HMS Grenade. Dougherty, CJN. (849 Squadron) Ditched during strike on Inno Wan, 28.7.1945 Rescued by the RN. Edwards, HG. (810 Squadron) 25.4.40 Vaernes. Rescued by HMS Maori 8.5.40. Godfrey, CH. (857 Squadron) Ditched off Sumatra at Palembang 29.1.1945.. Halhead, TW. (831 Squadron) Ditched Indian Ocean 7.1942. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Lightning. Jones, O. (849 Squadron) Shot down in Pacific from HMS Victorious early 1945 Rescued by the destroyer HMS Kempenfelt. Laking, J. (825 Squadron) Aircraft fell over side on landing 28.4.43. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Troubridge. Lock, SW. (812 Squadron) Ditched Pappa Westray 2.5.41. Rescued HMS Almah. Lockhart, FG. (848 Squadron) Ditched 24.7.1945. Rescued by HMS Quality. Machan, GK. (819 Squadron) Ditched off Dover, crew injured. Rescued 27.8.44 by Dutch submarine. Manning, J. (P -824 Squadron) Ditched 27.11.39. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Waterhen. Mardlin, JC. (824 Squadron) Ditched 27.11.39. Rescued by destroyer HMS Waterhen. Mears AW. (825 Squadron) Ditched 29.4.43. Rescued by HMS Scylla, a Dido Class Light Cruiser. Murphy, TS. 849 Squadron)  Ditched from HMS Victorious in the Pacific. Rescued by American destroyer which was later sunk, and then again rescued this time by American submarine 6?.1945 Palmer, JJ. (825 Squadron) Ditched 29.4.43. Rescued by HMS Scylla, a Dido Class Light Cruiser. Parkin,. (838 Squadron) Ditched 5.7.1944. Rescued by HMS Bickerton. Phillips, H. (819 Squadron) Ditched 11.11.40. Rescued by HMS Gloucester, a Gloucester Class Light Cruiser. Pike, R. (816 Squadron) Ditched Lake Hartvig 15.4.40. Rescued by HMS Zulu. Richardson, NE. (849 Squadron) Ditched during Palembang raid, 29.1.1945. Rescued by HMS Whelp, 27th Destroyer Flotilla. Taylor, AN. (849 Squadron) Ditched during Palembang raid, 29.1.1945. Rescued HMS Whelp, 27th Destroyer Flotilla. Selling, F. (835 Squadron) Aircraft over side HMS Battler 18.4.1943. Rescued by flower calss corvette, HMS Clover. Simpson, C. (836 Squadron) Ditched 15.4.1944 from HMS Adula. Rescued HMS Kasagra. Slater, RWQ. (811 Squadron) Ditched HMS Biter 20.6.44. Rescued by tribal class destroyer HMS Bulldog. Smith, FAJ. (816 Squadron) Ditched after Narvik 12.4.40. Rescued by destroyer HMS Hero. Sparkes, FG. (825 Squadron) Ditched on recce from HMS Victorious after Bismarck affair 25.5.41.    Rescued after 8 days adrift. Tapping, E. (818 Squadron) Injured when aircraft ditched at Narvik 12.4.40. Rescued by the destroyer HMS Grenade. Willis, BJ. (813 Squadron) Ditched HMS Eagle rescued 26.4.41. Source: Telegraphist Air Gunners Association http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/rollofhonour/TAG/TAG-rescued.html
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