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ED553

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

Contract:

B.69247/40

Works Order:

7671

HW

R

ED553

Delivered:

1943-01-30

Struck Off:

1943-06-28

Crashed

Fate:

Story
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Memorial:

Served with 100 Sqn. Crashed at Wommelgen on its 24th operation.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Mission:

Cologne

Squadron:

100

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Service No.

Name

Service

Fate

IBCC Link

Memorial

C

AJ

DHN

G

CC

WE

Boughton

Banfield

Slinger

Taylor

Dabson

Barley

J

Walker

1339109

RAFVR

Killed

567344

RAF

Killed

996958

RAFVR

Killed

1430565

RAFVR

Killed

1330174

RAFVR

Killed

1125516

RAFVR

Killed

533846

RAF

Killed

Missions Flown
Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
ED553
1943-03-12
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Essen
1932
2355
ED553
1943-03-22
100
HW
R
Grimsby
St Nazaire
1853
2400
ED553
1943-03-26
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Duisburg
2000
2150
ED553
1943-03-27
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Berlin
2023
2235
ED553
1943-04-03
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Essen
2003
2353
ED553
1943-04-04
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Kiel
2040
0148
ED553
1943-04-08
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Duisburg
2128
0024
ED553
1943-04-09
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Duisburg
2047
0042
ED553
1943-04-13
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Spezia
2022
0612
ED553
1943-04-16
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Pilsen
2116
0550
ED553
1943-04-18
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Spezia
2108
0622
ED553
1943-04-26
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Duisburg
0010
0437
ED553
1943-04-28
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Gardening (Baltic)
2119
0337
ED553
1943-04-30
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Essen
0001
0419
ED553
1943-05-13
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Bochum
2330
0408
ED553
1943-05-20
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Gardening
2143
0353
ED553
1943-05-23
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Dortmund
2301
0358
ED553
1943-05-25
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Dusseldorf
2313
0343
ED553
1943-05-27
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Essen
2230
0306
ED553
1943-05-29
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Wuppertal
2237
0322
ED553
1943-06-11
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Dusseldorf
2230
0329
ED553
1943-06-12
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Bochum
2245
0357
ED553
1943-06-14
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Oberhausen
2301
0040
ED553
1943-06-16
100
HW
R
Grimsby
Cologne
2245
0104
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