Crew of G for George, with No.86 Squadron Crest

Crew of G for George, with No.86 Squadron Crest

This certificate was produced to commemorate the crew of G for George of No.86 Squadron on 5 May 1945 when she sank U-534 in the Kattegat north-west of Helsingör. The crew pictures are posted around the squadron crest. The motto (Ad Libertatem Volamus) translates as 'We fly for Liberty'.

At the top centre is W/O J. D. Nicol, DFC, RAF, the pilot.

From top to bottom on the left are:

F/O Lloyd Collins, RAF, 2nd Pilot
F/O L C Fowler, RAF , Navigator
Sgt Jack Lanning, RAF, Front Gunner
F/S Ernest Henry (Little Ernie) Collett, RAAF, Beam Gunner
F/O Neville Baker, Bomb aimer

On the right are

F/S Wally Kenney, RAF, Flight Engineer
W/O L E Sanson, RAAF, Wireless Operator
Sgt Jack Hurrell, RAF, Rear gunner
W/O Vince Seery, RAAF, Radar Operator
Sgt C. Williams, RAF, Beam Gunner

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (9 February 2015), Crew of G for George, with No.86 Squadron Crest , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_crew_G_George_squadron_crest.html

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