HOLBOROW, Ian Grantley

Wellington Z 1388 took off at 2343 hours from RAF Breighton on 29 May 1942 to bomb Gennevilliers, France. The aircraft was one of four of the Squadrons aircraft to take part in the raid. Z1388 failed to return from the mission. Crew: RAAF 407192 Flt Lt Thomas Harrison Bourke, Captain (Pilot) RAAF 404353 FO William Martin Murphy, (Observer) RAAF 407285 Flt Sgt Richard Paterson Davis, (Wireless Operator Air Gunner) RAAF 407280 Flt Sgt Bernard George Payn Balleine, (Front Gunner) RAAF 402290 Warrant Officer Ian Grantley Holborow, (Rear Gunner) (POW # 418 – Camp L6)

Last Name
HOLBOROW
Given Names
Ian Grantley
Service Number
402290
Course Details
WAGS Course 4
Intake Date
18/08/1940
Finish Date
14/12/1940
To
1 BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
16/11/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
460 SQN
Rank
Warrant Officer
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

Wellington Z 1388 took off at 2343 hours from RAF Breighton on 29 May 1942 to bomb Gennevilliers, France. The aircraft was one of four of the Squadrons aircraft to take part in the raid. Z1388 failed to return from the mission. Crew: RAAF 407192 Flt Lt Thomas Harrison Bourke, Captain (Pilot) RAAF 404353 FO William Martin Murphy, (Observer) RAAF 407285 Flt Sgt Richard Paterson Davis, (Wireless Operator Air Gunner) RAAF 407280 Flt Sgt Bernard George Payn Balleine, (Front Gunner) RAAF 402290 Warrant Officer Ian Grantley Holborow, (Rear Gunner) (POW # 418 – Camp L6)

Acknowledgements

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