Rank & Name: F/L Wes G. Loney DFC - RAAF
Date of Death: N/A


Wes Loney was an Australian pilot that served on the Squadron from November 1942 till July 1944. He was a Sgt co-pilot when he arrived and later skipper of his own crew. He & his crew sank U-470 in October 1943. Loney survived the war and returned to Australia. According to the book Endurance - by Alwyn Jay, he later travelled to Germany to meet the a survivor of U-470.

According to Don Howard, who was an Australian navigator rhat arrived to the Squadron in late 1943, he recalls that Loney was somewhat of a hero on the Squadron and especially within the Australian contingent of aircrew...


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