cengitu replied the topic: KH250 H, lost on Port Blair op, 355 Sqn, 17 May 1945
they were sacrificed their lives to protect England and when they were killed, they were swept aside easily and those families who were shock and sad about the missing people that they loved, were giving a false information.
Matt_Poole replied the topic: KH250 H, lost on Port Blair op, 355 Sqn, 17 May 1945
Hi, Gary and all,
It's time for a long overdue update on the KH250 project.
This summer the nephew of Leslie Benfell and the niece of Frederick Rumsey-Williams were found. Six down, five families to go.
Through my school friend who is an Indian scholar/university professor, I connected with a couple in Port Blair who generously conducted further investigations among eyewitnesses in the Port Blair area and in the village where KH250 crashed. The accounts that have emerged strongly corroborate what had been previously learned and add some precise new details.
The most fascinating new findings came from an 88 year old gentleman, Mr. Hari Ram, who acted as a translator for the Japanese in Port Blair. Hari Ram remembered, without prompting, the name of