CROMIE, John Andrew

Warrant Officer John Cromie served in the 460 Squadron in the UK in 1943. He flew 12 sorties with 460 Squadron and the crew were transferred to the 550 Squadron. On John's 13 flight and 1st with 550 Squadron the Lancaster plane was shot down and John was the only survivor. He then spent one and half years as a POW in Germany before being released by the Russians. Warrant Officer Cromie's name is on the Ex-POW Memorial Ballarat. Thankyou to John's daughter Sue Williams for this information.POW German held Stalag Luft 111 and Stalag 1VB POW number 267499 RTA

Last Name
CROMIE
Given Names
John Andrew
Service Number
410633
Course Details
WAGS Course 25, 1 W.A.G.S and the 460 Squadron
Intake Date
30/04/1942
Kill Date or Discharge Date
23/05/1946 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
550 SQN UK
Rank
Warrant Officer
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

Warrant Officer John Cromie served in the 460 Squadron in the UK in 1943. He flew 12 sorties with 460 Squadron and the crew were transferred to the 550 Squadron. On John's 13 flight and 1st with 550 Squadron the Lancaster plane was shot down and John was the only survivor. He then spent one and half years as a POW in Germany before being released by the Russians. Warrant Officer Cromie's name is on the Ex-POW Memorial Ballarat. Thankyou to John's daughter Sue Williams for this information.POW German held Stalag Luft 111 and Stalag 1VB POW number 267499 RTA

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS CROMIE John Andrew 410633

Acknowledgements

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