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Beall, H.

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Wing-Com. Hugo Beall in Devastating Mandalay Raid

With the R.C.A.F, in India, Jan. 16— One of the R.A.F. squadrons which took part in the devastating raid on Mandalay Saturday was led by Wing Com. Hugo Beall of Lindsay. In all the attacking squadrons Canada was well represented.

Fires were started all over the target area, said Flt.-Sergt. Bonny Ronnelfitch of Creston, B.C. Ronnelfitch, a tail gunner and another Canadian in the same crew, Flt.-Sergt. Ken Dicks of Fort William, added that there were lots of explosions and the smoke rose several thousand feet.

An all-Canadian crew skippered by Flt-Lieut Art Brown of Grand Forks, B.C., commented on the lightness of the opposition. No enemy fighters attempted to interrupt. Two of the Canadians with Brown were F.O. W. Watters of Fredericton and Sergt. Don Feener of Liverpool, N.S. Among other Canadians in the raid were P.O. W. H. Kay, F.O. P. B. Key, of Calgary, Sergt. Harold Dagg, Clanwilliam, Man.; Sergt. Ernie Harold Sarnia, and Sergt. Norman Hope, Toronto.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Lindsay Post
Date of Publication:
18 Jan 1945
Date Of Event:
6 Apr 1945
Personal Name(s):
Hugo Beall ; Bonny Ronnelfitch ; Ken Dicks ; Art Brown ; Art Brown ; Don Feener ; W. H. Kay ; P. B. Key ; Harold Dagg ; Ernie Harold ; Norman Hope
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.35012 Longitude: -78.73286
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Beall, H.