Dambuster obituaries

I have been scouring the interwebnet for online material about the aircrew who took part in the Dams Raid for a project I will be unveiling shortly, but in the meantime, I thought I would share the fruits of part of my research. So far, I have come across these online postwar obituaries:

Ken Brown
George Chalmers
Edward (Johnnie) Johnson
David Rodger
Danny Walker

Thanks to a helpful library subscription, I have also come across four other earlier obituaries which are not generally available in online sources, but can be turned up in newspaper archives. These are of:

Basil Feneron
Harold (Mick) Martin
David Shannon
Paul Brickhill

(I know the last of these did not take part in the Dams Raid himself, but I thought his obituary might be of interest.) I have posted these four obituaries on my other website, and you can see them here.

If you can add any further online or offline material to these links then I would be glad to hear from you.

4 thoughts on “Dambuster obituaries

    • charlesfoster October 15, 2020 / 1:09 pm

      Thank you for this. Are you related to Arthur Kell? — Charles Foster

      • Michael Kell October 15, 2020 / 1:17 pm

        That is a good question and something I am interested in investigating. It is a question that has been in the back of my mind for some years since first reading Paul Brickhill’s book.

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