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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. R R C Pound

 

Reginald Robert Charles Pound was born on 11th December 1912 in Plymouth and was working as a piano tuner and repairer when he joined the RAF about December 1939 as an Aircrafthand.

He later volunteered for aircrew duties and was sent on a short radar course.

He joined 25 Squadron in early October 1940 at North Weald and flew his operational sortie on the 7th.

During the night of 5th/6th May 1941, Pound, then a Sergeant, was flying with Sgt. SV Holloway. They intercepted and damaged a He111 near Walton, Norfolk, in Beaufighter R2156.

At night on 8th/9th May, again with Holloway as pilot, they damaged a Ju88 near Grantham in Beaufighter R2197.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented though it is known that he died in October 2003 in Plymouth.

 

 

 

 

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