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December 2023 Newsletter #275


Congrats to Charles & Joyce

The December 2023 Edition of the 458 Squadron Journal. Number 275 ! A must read, some highlights are: 

* Thank you to Canada Flight for taking us along the very detailed story of one of our fallen heroes : pilot WOII Perry King RCAF. Greater love has no man than to lay down his life. Lest we forget

* Congratulations to Squadron co-President Charles Humbles and wife Joyce, celebrating their 83rd! wedding anniversary

* great to hear! there is a tribute to 458 SQN at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, England

* Queensland Flight: following Brett's June newsletter entry, he is happy to say he received a reply to his query regarding the background to the Dec 1941 photograph of James Howard “Rupe” Holmes and Sven Ivanouw Hansen, Queenslanders in 458 Squadron. See this edition's excellent stories and report along with another question asking about more Queensland 458ers

* Victoria Flight: decision made by the Reunion committee regarding the proposed Melbourne 2025 Reunion

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