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02.02.1945 No. 175 Squadron Typhoon Ib MN358 HH-U Fl/Lt. Bernard S. Lyons
Operation: attacks on enemy communications and battlefield targets
Date: 2nd February 1945
Unit: No. 175 Squadron
Type: Hawker Typhoon Mk1B
Base: Advanced Landing Ground B.80 Volkel, Holland
Location: Mariapeel Sevenum Holland
Pilot: Fl/Lt. Bernard Stephen Lyons 136468 RAFVR Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Shot down by Flak - no further details.
Fl/Lt. Bernard Stephen Lyons. Venray War Cemetery, Holland. Grave III. F.8 . No further details - are you able to assist?
Researched by Michel Beckers for Aircrew Remembered November 2013. Photographs from the Michel Beckers collection - grave photo by Fred. Further information from sources as quoted below.
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