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459 RAAF Squadron


6 May 1943 to April 1944


Middle East



Flight Lieutenant R R 'Corky' CORCORAN [RAF]

 

Service No. 122938


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'Corky' Corcoran is mentioned frequently in the new book "Desert Scorpions" - by Professor Leon Kane-Maguire


 

Date of Birth : 2 January 1917 - Glasgow Scotland



Killed in aircraft accident : 19 February 1952

 


Crew/s:


12-13 October 1943 - Hudson MkIIIA FH403 'P'


Flying Officer R.R. Corcoran, RAF

WO D. Hughes, RAF

Flight Sgt R. Lee, RAAF

F/Sgt J. Elliott - RAAF




7 Feb 1944 - Ventura MkV FP547 'N'


Flying Officer : R.R. Corcoran, RAF

Flight Sergeant : J.G. Laughlin, RAAF

Flight Sergeant : R.A. Smith, RAAF

Flight Sergeant : W.E. Tee, RAAF




7-11 March 1944 - Ventura MkV JS937 'B'


F/Officer : R.R. Corcoran, RAF

F/Sgt JG Laughlin, RAAF

F/Sgt WW Tee, RAAF

P/O HP Morrish, RAAF

R. R. CORCORAN