LEAH, Lloyd

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Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
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World War 2 Service

31 Dec 1944: Imprisoned His plane was shot down over Germany he parachuted to safety on Dutch Germany border but was captured and shot by Germans. but survived and was in three POW camps before returning to England.
Date unknown: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

Llyod Leah resident of Aldgate was a Warrent Officer in the Royal Australian Airforce 460 Squodran.  In 1944 while on a mission bombing Germany his plane was shot down, he managed to parachet and land safely but was pursued by Germany soldier with dogs.  Captured he was shot in the neck and the soldiers moved him into the guard house, while on the floor he open his eyes and the gaurds got an ambulance from Venlo in Holland.  The medical attendent were from the Dutch underground and he was saved.  Lloyd spent time in three POW camps before making his way back to England.  Verterans'  Voice Autumn 2014.