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    Default Fulbeck Lancaster Crash 22 April 1945

    I am trying to research the crash of Lancaster PB463 of 49 Squadron which crashed while ‘beating up’ Fulbeck after taking-off from there on April 22, 1945.
    15 were killed, 10 immediately and another five died later of their injuries. Most of the victims were on the ground, part of 5015 Airfield Construction Group, who were killed by debris.
    Amongst them was LAC JAMES WILLIAM ROGERS who had been Mentioned In Dispatches. Does anyone know the background to that MID?
    I have checked CWGC for basic info on the 15 deceased but any background info on of those involved would be much appreciated.
    Courtesy of the 49 Squadron Association I have the deceaseds’ names as:
    AC2 GEORGE HENRY BRENCHLEY (Aged ?)
    AC1 ROBERT JOHN CLEWLEY (Aged 42)
    F/O GEORGE FRANK ELKINGTON (30)
    F/S LEONARD WILLIAM EVANS (22)
    F/S MAURICE JOHN CLIVE GARRETT (20)
    SGT CYRIL LESLEY HAMMOND (24)
    CPL HAYDN SPENCER HANCOX (31)
    F/O HUGH MACAULAY (Aged 28)
    LAC LEONARD MASTERMAN (40)
    F/S JOHN WILLIAM PETCH (24)
    LAC FRANK PLUMTREE (38)
    LAC JAMES WILLIAM ROGERS (36) (Mentioned in dispatches)
    F/S CYRIL IVAN WALKER (20)
    F/L GEOFFREY WIMPENNY (30)
    LAC WILLIAM WRIGHT (44)
    …while recorded as surviving their injuries are:
    LAC J A DAVIES
    LAC J GRIFFIN
    LAC L R HASSAN
    LAC J E LAMBOURN
    LAC T McKIE
    LAC S MELLOWS
    LAC P MOORE
    LAC T STARLING
    AC1 J WESTON

    Can you help?
    Regards,
    Tom

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    Sgt Cyril Leslie Hammond was my wife’s uncle. He is buried at St Peter’s & St Paul’s Church, Black Notley, Essex.

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