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Re: P/O Ernest Twell Lancaster 1 DV385

F/O Ernie Twells had his DFC gazetted on 13/10/1944 while he was with 617 Squadron. He flew as a flight engineer on the raid that sank the Tirpitz on 12/11/1944 in aircraft rego PB-415 as a F/O. Other crew were: Pilot, F/Lt R.E. Knights; Nav,F/O T.H. Playford; B/A, F/O A.J. Walker;W/Op, F/O R.L. Hayter; R/G, W/O W.H. Pengelly. Hope this helps.

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I am looking for futher information on my uncle Ernest Twells D.F.C. to collate information to be passed on to his family and the Royal Air Force Boy Entrants Chat network.

Any information would be welcome.


Victor Marshall ex Boy Entrant 43r entry Cosford.