The G. Blachford crew of 431 Squadron went missing on operations
on June 16/17th 1944 while flying
Halifax III NA-514 coded SE-B.
Back L to R: F/O G. Blachford RCAF, Pilot; S. W. Lough RCAF, Bomb aimer; R. Carter RCAF, Navigator;
Front L to R. T. Masdin RCAF POW, Wireless Op; D. Hattey RCAF POW, Mid upper Gunner; and I. Gould RCAF , Rear Gunner.
Missing from photo is Sgt Ray Kennedy RAF POW, Flight Engineer.
F/O R. Carter was evading when he and two other aircrew were captured
Gestapo at Tillberg and murdered on the spot.
Photo graciously supplied by Fred Carter, brother of R. Carter.