Fighter pilots of 881 Squadron, HMS Pursuer (2 of 2)

Fighter pilots of 881 Squadron, HMS Pursuer (2 of 2)

Here we see a group of fighter pilots from No.881 Squadron (Fleet Air Arm), who were serving onboard the escort carrier HMS Pursuer during an attack on German shipping off the coast of Norway on 26 April 1944. The raid was originally meant to have been an attack on the Tirpitz, but that had to be cancelled due to poor weather over the target.

Sub Lieut D L W Freason, RNVR
Lieut A N Pym, RNVR
Sub Lieut A Lindsay, RNVR
Lieut A Woods, RNVR
Lieut D R Gardner, RNVR
Lieut H P Wilson, RCNVR
Lieut Cdr D R B Cosh, RCNVR (Squadron Commander)
Sub Lieut A A Davidson, NZNVR
Sub Lieut C S Cole, RNVR
Sub Lieut M Leeson, RNVR
Sub Lieut T L M Brander, RNVR.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (13 March 2021), Fighter pilots of 881 Squadron, HMS Pursuer (2 of 2) , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_pursuer_pilots_2.html

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