Flight Sergeant Jack Forrest

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Flight Sergeant Jack Forrest (aged 21), Flight Engineer, Avro Lancaster of Squadron 619 RAF. His Lancaster LL783 PG-C (‘Cinders of the Clouds’) was shot down on a raid over Caen on D-Day 6th June ’44 and only he and the bomb aimer Reg De-Ville survived. They were held as POWs in Stalag Luft 7 in Poland until making the “Long March” to Germany in 1945. (the photo and facts were kindly supplied by courtesy of his daughter Ann Forrest)

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