Help Please!

Can you help me to find the family or relatives of the men who flew with my grandfather? I am trying to trace anyone related to the following airmen from 35 Squadron who were all killed on March 30th 1942 when the Halifax (R9496 TL-L) they were onboard was shot down in Trondheimfjord, Norway. If you have any information which would help me please e-mail me at
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Thank you,

Flight Sergeant William Bruce Archibald - Pilot
Son of Robert Bruce Archibald and Amelia Harries Archibald of Tobago

Sergeant Leslie John Nelmes - 2nd Pilot
Son of Alfred Tane Nelmes and Elizabeth Annie Winifred Nelmes of Felixstowe, Suffolk

Flight Sergeant Geoffrey Hillum Gurr Murray - Navigator (Royal Australian Air Force)
Son of William Priestly Murray and Agnes Emily Murray of Millswood, South Australia

Sergeant Archibald McCulloch Mclaren - Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Son of John and Annie McLaren of Grangemouth, Scotland

Sergeant James Frederick Staff - Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Son of Frank James Staff and Rosa Staff of Reigate, Surrey

Sergeant Douglas Francis - Tail Gunner
Son of Herbert Francis and Ada Milbrew Francis of Putney, London

Sergeant Samuel Palmer - Flight Engineer
Son of George Palmer and Harriet Ann Palmer of Birmingham
Husband of Beatrice Palmer

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