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LM620

Avro 683 Lancaster III

Built by:

Avro, Yeadon

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HW

K

LM620

Contract:

1807

Works Order:

Delivered:

1944-06-12

Struck off:

1944-07-22

Fate:

Shot down

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Story

Served with 100 Sqn. It was shot down whilst attacking the synthetic oil refinery at Scholven on its 15th op, At around 0140 it was hit by flak and exploded. The aircraft crashed near Gelsenkirchen, where the crew were initially buried. They were later moved to Reichswald Forest Military Cemetery.

Memorial:
Last Flight Details (if lost)

Home Base:

Grimsby

Mission:

Scholven

Squadron:

100

Role

Pilot

Flt Eng

Nav

Bomb Aimer

WOp/AG

Air Gunner

Air Gunner

Rank

F/O

Sgt

Flt Sgt

Flt Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Sgt

Name

Service No.

Fate

Service

IBCC Link

TG

Page

422999

Killed

RNZAF

D

Henderson

1823120

Killed

RAFVR

LC

Roots

1391821

Killed

RAFVR

Click

DM

Jones

1601614

Killed

RAFVR

Click

EW

Hayes

1580268

Killed

RAFVR

J

Todd

1343680

Killed

R

Watson

1343714

Killed

RAFVR

Missions Flown
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Memorial

Serial
Date
Sqn
Code
Base
Mission
T/O
Land
LM620
1944-06-22
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Reims
2240
0305
LM620
1944-06-24
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Les Hayons
1605
1920
LM620
1944-06-25
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Ligescourt
0745
1100
LM620
1944-06-27
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Vaires
0105
0500
LM620
1944-06-29
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Domleger
1150
1500
LM620
1944-06-30
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Vierzon
2225
0340
LM620
1944-07-02
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Oisement Neuville Au Bois
1220
1525
LM620
1944-07-04
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Orleans
2225
0435
LM620
1944-07-05
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Dijon
2105
0530
LM620
1944-07-06
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Foret du Croc
1900
2220
LM620
1944-07-07
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Caen
1940
2315
LM620
1944-07-12
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Tours
2125
0330
LM620
1944-07-14
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Revigny
2120
0542
LM620
1944-07-18
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Sannerville
0355
0745
LM620
1944-07-18
100
HW
K
Grimsby
Scholven
2304
0140
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