Flying Officer Archibald de Largy Greig Pilot
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GROUP CAPTAIN TERENCE JOHN ARBUTHNOT

576 Sqn Wing/Cmdr Basil Arthur Templeman-Rooke

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Leslie Brown

576 Sqn. Flt/Sgt Eddie Wise

49 sqn Flt/Lt Charles Dunnet

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49 Sqn Flt/Lt Victor Medway Arnold

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576 Sqn Flt/Lt Bertram W. Roberts

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Johnny Musgrave

576 Sqn Flying Officer Edward L Saslove

49 Sqn Pilot Officer Edgar R. G. Haines D.F.M.

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Herbert Benson

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576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Dennis Ovenden

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Danny Ranchuk

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Ken Tamkin.

49 Sqn Flying Officer Alexander V Bone

576 Sqn Sgt Stanley Lloyd

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Frederick Taylor, DFM

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Reg Croot

49 Sqn. S/L J.E Raw-Rees D.F.C.

576 Sqn Sgt Alfred Thorpe Turton

 576 Sqn Warrant Officer Eugene Patrick (Jimmy) Collins

576 Sqn. F/O R Bastick & Crew

576 Sqn. Sgt. George Lynn.

576 Sqn Airman Ron Kent

576 Sqn. Sgt. D.Girling.

576 Sqn F/O A.J.L Ridge

576 Sqn F/O Archibald de Largy Greig

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MEMORIAL PAGE

We would like to thank Joel Greig,Grandson of P/O Greig for granting permission to show details of his Grandfathers service with the RAF.

Archibald started his Operational flying from RAF Elsham Wolds near Scunthorpe. 576 Squadron was then based there with103 Squadron. 576 Squadron was formed from 103 and 101 Squadrons at Elsham as part of No1 Groups expansion on 25th November 1943.

His first Operation was on the evening of 12 July 1944 to the French town of Revigny flying in Avro Lancaster LM 439 J2. the crew were Sgt N Mason Flight Enginner. F/O  JR Jones  Navigator. Flt/Sgt GG Henville Bomb Aimer (Australian) . Sgt SA Johnstone Wireless Operator. Sgt H Walton Mid Upper Gunner and Sgt J Thresh Rear Gunner. 

The 30th Operation was on 23 September 1944 to Neuss in Avro Lancaster LM594 A-Able 2. This Lancaster was one of four Centurions on the Squadrons Order of Battle having completed 109 Operations. Archibald and the crew flew 18 times out of their 30 Operations in this Lancaster. 

Promoted Pilot Officer in early 1945 and awarded the DFC on 20 February 1945 it appears Archibald continued in the RAF and was promoted Flying Officer (War Subs) on 28th February 1946.