AN AIRCREW EUROPE "HALIFAX' (WOP/AG) CASUALTY TRIO To: 1345933. Sgt J.F. BARRON. 433 (R.C.A.F.) SQD. Shot down over target while bombing Noisy-le-Sec Railway Marshalling Yards.

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AN AIRCREW EUROPE "HALIFAX' (WOP/AG) CASUALTY TRIO
To:
1345933. Sgt J.F. BARRON. R.A.F. (VR) 433 (R.C.A.F.) "PORCUPINE" SQD.

KILLED IN ACTION 18th April 1944

Shot down by flak over the target while bombing Noisy-le-Sec Railway Marshalling Yards near Paris, France.

John Faulds Barron was a 25 year old Wireless Operator / Air Gunner from Scotland.

1939-1945 Star
Aircrew Europe Star
War Medal 1939-1945
With original addressed box of issue.

[THE NOISY-LE-SEC RAID, Tues-Wed, 18/19th APRIL 1944]
The Attack on the Railway Installations & Marshalling Yards.

112 Halifax, 61 Avro Lancaster and 8 Mosquitos took part in the raid. The Hangar and the workshops at Noisy-le-Sec suffered major damage with nearly 200 time delay bombs continuing to explode in the week following the raid. A direct railway line was re-established fairly quickly but the rail yard was not completely repaired until a few years later.
- 750 houses were destroyed, 2000 damaged.
- 464 civilian casualties killed, 370 wounded.
The area damaged by the raid extended over 5 miles long and 2 miles wide.

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The aircraft lost on operation to Noisy-le-Sec, France was a Halifax III. Serial: HX287. BM-U trom RAF Skipton-on-Swale of 433 (Porcupine) Squadron R.C.A.F.


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[THE CREW CASUALTY LIST]





Pilot: Fl/Sgt. William J. D. Sturmy J/85870 RCAF Age 27. Killed
Fl/Eng: Sgt. Leonard Morgan 1801125 RAFVR Age ? Killed
Nav: P/O. Glenford Herbert Taylor J/86442 RCAF Age 25. Killed
Air/Bmr: F/O. Arthur R. Thrasher J/25068 RCAF Age 26. Killed
WOP/AG : Sgt. John F. Barron 1345933 RAFVR Age 25. Killed
Air/Gnr: P/O. Irvin Neil McInnis J/91047 RCAF Age 21. Killed
Air/Gnr: P/O. Sidney W Follows J/89123 RCAF Age 19. Killed


AN AIRCREW EUROPE "HALIFAX JOHN F. BARRON rests with eternal honour at CLICHY NORTHERN CEMETERY.PARIS. His grave inscription reads:
"PLEASANT THOUGHTS OF ONE SO DEAR
ARE OFT RECALLED WITH A SILENT TEAR"



He was the son of John Faulds Barron Senior & Christina Barron of 19 Albany Avenue, Springboig, Glasgow. E.2.

PER ARDUA AD ASTRA
'Lest We Forget'

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An excellent "Halifax" group to an RAF man with service with the Canadian Air Force in WW2

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AN AIRCREW EUROPE "HALIFAX' (WOP/AG) CASUALTY TRIO To: 1345933. Sgt J.F. BARRON. 433 (R.C.A.F.) SQD. Shot down over target while bombing Noisy-le-Sec Railway Marshalling Yards.
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AN AIRCREW EUROPE "HALIFAX' (WOP/AG) CASUALTY TRIO To: 1345933. Sgt J.F. BARRON. 433 (R.C.A.F.) SQD. Shot down over target while bombing Noisy-le-Sec Railway Marshalling Yards.