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 Lancaster  LM361


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 19 Apr 44 Aircraft Name Lancaster III Serial Number LM361
Unit 9 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2111 18 April 1944 from Bardney tasked to bomb the railway yards at Juvisy. Last heard on W/T at 2330 18 April 1944 at which time a fix was taken putting the Lancaster 18 km SE of Paris.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Lancaster III LM361

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantDudley Clive BATES (426426) Lancaster LM361  IBCC 1944-04-189 Sqdn AIR27 FranceClichy Northern Cemetery
Flight SergeantFrank HEATH (1337216) Wireless Op Lancaster LM361  IBCC 1944-04-189 Sqdn AIR27 FranceClichy Northern Cemetery
Flight SergeantDennis Elvet MOSS (1578638) Navigator Lancaster LM361  IBCC 1944-04-189 Sqdn AIR27 FranceClichy Northern Cemetery
SergeantRonald WILSON (1676659) Flight Engi Lancaster LM361  IBCC 1944-04-189 Sqdn AIR27 FranceClichy Northern Cemetery

Other Occupants in Lancaster LM361

RankName, NumberDetailsDate of LossUnit
SgtC H MARTIN () EvaderLancaster LM361
1944-04-189 Sqdn


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AJ Smith DFC (A.413909)Hello, A bit more on J A SMITH RAAF: 1/ 18/19 Apr 1944 9 Sqn Lancaster III LM361:WS-T Op:Juvisy T/o 2111 Bardney to bomb rail facilities. Last heard on W/T at 2330, at which time a plot taken fixed the Lancaster 18 km SE of Paris. Those who perished lie in Clichy New Communal Cemetery. F/O Light RAAF had previously served with 460 Squadron, his DFM being published on 29 December 1942. AUS413909 F/O (Capt/Pilot) James Arthur Smith RAAF - Evaded 1676659 Sgt (Flt. Eng.) Ronald Wilson RAFVR + 1578638 F/S (Nav.) Dennis Elvet Moss RAFVR + 1315761 Sgt (Bomb Aimer) Charles H T Martin RAFVR - Evaded 1337216 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.)Frank Heath RAFVR + AUS402447 F/O (MUG)Kevin William Light DFM RAAF - POW (Buchenwald) AUS426426 Sgt (R/G) Dudley Clive Bates RAAF + See:BCL5/172 + Alan Storr. 2/ 10/11 Oct 1944 608 Sqn Mosquito XXV KB404:6T-T Op:Koln T/o 1812 Downham Market, but the port engine failed at 100 feet and exercising considerable skill, F/O Smith RAAF forced-landed 1814 in a field, just beyond the airfield, Both crew members emerged unscathed. AUS413909 F/O James Arthur SMITH RAAF 508278 Sgt John BURCHELL RAF See:BCL5/447 Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 9th November 2017 08:39:35


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