WWII Pathfinder Squadrons Flight Crew
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Update: With your help I have managed to find all the relatives of the crew and meet most of them, over 20 family's so far and growing daily. My research is almost complete now and I am extremely grateful for your help. Many thanks for your help and I wish you and the Website every success in the future. Extremely gratefully yours, Rob Hill. (August 2004).

I am trying to trace any living relatives of William McCulloch (seated at the right in the photo) who died of wounds in a POW hospital on 7 march 1944. He was the flight engineer of a Halifax bomber and  one of  five crew members to bale out of the burning aircraft, piloted by my uncle T.W. Hill, who together with the rear gunner sadly lost their lives. The only information I have is that he was the son of Peter and Jean McCulloch of Maybole Ayrshire and he was  33 years old.

Tracing relatives of the crew has been a long hard battle. I managed to find and meet Syd Murrell the wireless operator. He sadly pasted away 2 years ago aged 87, but he had no idea where the other crew members lived. I am thinking of writing a book about their WWII experiences when I get enough material. They did 21 operations to Germany with the elite Pathfinder squadrons, brave men indeed. 
Rob Hill. rob.hill2@ntlworld.com

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R.V. Daniels
R.C. Bailey 
[Wireless Operator]
V.M. Hanks
T.W. Hill 
[Pilot]  My Uncle   
W.C. Lawes
[Air Bomber]
W. McCulloch
[Flight engineer]