If you are following this new blog about an air gunner who did not came back from the war.
On page 3 of Gerard’s album we have captions to guide us in our time travel!
We are thus able to pay homage to some of Gerard’s friends who were probably stationed also at West Malling with 264 Squadron. Clues are plentiful as you can see if you click on the image for a larger view. They seem to have visited The Monastery at West Malling in the winter of 1941-1942.
Just a wild guess…
The names of Lou Butler, “Bubbles” Chandler, Fred Gash, and Jock Muir were written down by Gerard for posterity.
Who was Lou Butler?
Lou Butler, Jock Muir, and “Bubbles” Chandler
I was lucky to find him on the Internet.
This is part of the PDF document below where we have a list of New Zealanders who fought in the Battle of…
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