17.08.1944 No. 226 Squadron Mitchell II FW127 MQ-W F/O. Awcock
Operation: Abbeville, France
Date: 17th August 1944 (Thursday)
Unit: 226 Squadron
Type: Mitchell II
Serial No: FW127
Location: La Mailleraye, France
Base: Gilze-Rijen, Holland
Pilot: F/O. James Peter Awcock P.o.W.
Navigator: Fl/Sgt. Lloyd P.o.W.
W/Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt. William Stanley Anstey 1577912 R.A.F.V.R. Age ? Killed
W/Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt. Donald Kenlow Cook 1321433 R.A.F.V.R. Age 22. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Shot down by flak approx. 1616 hrs La Mailleraye. No further details but we invite others to add to this page of remembrance.
Above and left Touffreville-La-Corbeline Churchyard as photographed by our Kate Tame in 2012. Kate has provided u with full permission to release these photographs to any relative – free of charge.
Sgt. William Stanley Anstey. Touffreville-La-Corbeline Churchyard. No further details as yet.
Sgt. Donald Kenlow Cook. Touffreville-La-Corbeline Churchyard. Son of Thomas and Amelia Cook, husband of Rae L. Cook, of Wembley, Middlesex, England.
Researched for relatives of the crew. Special thanks to Kate Tame for the supply of the crew graves, thanks also to the C.W.G.C.