In memory of the crew of 61 Sqn Lancaster III W5000 QR - B who departed from Syerston at 23.39 on 2 August 1943 and died at 02.02 on 3 August 1943, F/O Richard Lyon, Sgt George Hodges, F/O Eric Povey, Sgt Dennis Dalton, Sgt George McKenzie, Sgt John Padley & Sgt Benjamin Robinson who lost their lives on the Hamburg raid of 2/3 August 1943. Having been missing for 70 years the location of the crashsite is now known beyond reasonable doubt as is their final resting place Per Puram Tonantes ( Thundering through the clear air)