JB560

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Manchester

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HW

N

JB560

Contract:

1807

Works Order:

Delivered:

1943-11-06

Struck off:

1943-12-31

Crashed

Fate:

Memorials:
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Story

Served with 460 Sqn (8 days), 550 Sqn (2 days), 100 Sqn. Crashed on return to Grimsby on "Black Thursday". W/C Holford initially survived the crash but died before the emergency services arrived.

Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Squadron:

100

Mission:

Berlin

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

W/C

Sgt

P/O

P/O

Sgt

W/O

F/S

Service No.

Name

Fate

Service

IBCC Link

DW

J

HB

RE

EO

Holford

41704

Killed

RAF

Wunderley

1684109

Killed

RAFVR

Wareham

J/19309

Killed

RCAF

Mason

162612

Killed

RAFVR

Mackay

1377234

Injured

RAFVR

H

D

Whybrow

910596

Killed

RAFVR

Bolingbroke

26653

Injured

RAAF

Missions Flown

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Memorial

Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
JB560
1943-12-02
100
HW
N
Grimsby
Berlin
1638
2345
JB560
1943-12-03
100
HW
N
Grimsby
Leipzig
2357
0717
JB560
1943-12-16
100
HW
N
Grimsby
Berlin
1613