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Taylor Edward James


Was serving with 10 Squadron when on the 21 June 1942 while carrying out a search for the crew of a Wellington from 172 squadron they were attacked by an Arado Ar-196 and forced to land on open water.  It was just after they became stationary that a crew of a 58 squadron Whitley observed the Sunderland explode before disappearing under the water. 

All 11 on board including Sgt Taylor who was the 1st wireless operator were killed





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