102 (Ceylon) Squadron

Tentate et perficite (Attempt and Achieve)

Sergeant William A. Bryan

We have been spending time on the phone with William and right now he is writing down what he can remember about his time with the Squadron.

Having spoken to him we can tell you that William was the Flight Engineer with a crew piolted by William (Bill) Wood. Below you can see a full list of the usual crew.

W/O William Wood - Pilot - RCAF - DFC
Sgt M. Edward (Ted) Bowles - Nav
W/O A. Laurence Charman - WOp
F/S Vernon Victor Russell Leeder - A/G - RAAF (Vernon was KIA on the 4th Oct 1944, See his page for more info)
Sgt G.J. (Billy) Williams - A/G
Sgt A.B. (Geoff) White - B/A
Sgt William .A. Bryan - F/E

William believes his frist trip with 102 squadron was in Jan 1944, his last trip was on the 27th May 1944.

The photo below was taken after an air test which took place at Pocklington on 19.3.44.

Bill is on the front row first on the left.

William Bryan - 102 ceylon squadron


Copyright © 2011. Designed by Chris Harper and Free Flash Templates