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Archive Report: Allied Forces

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175 Squadron Crest
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

Serial: MN358

Code: HH-U

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.

Burial 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.

Acknowledgements: Sources used by us in compiling Archive Reports include: Bill Chorley - 'Bomber Command Losses Vols. 1-9, plus ongoing revisions', Dr. Theo E.W. Boiten and Mr. Roderick J. Mackenzie - 'Nightfighter War Diaries Vols. 1 and 2', Martin Middlebrook and Chris Everitt - 'Bomber Command War Diaries', Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Tom Kracker - Kracker Luftwaffe Archives and Fred Paradie - Paradie Archive (both on this site), Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - 'Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945', Anna Krzystek, Tadeusz Krzystek - 'Polskie Siły Powietrzne w Wielkiej Brytanii', Norman L.R. Franks 'Fighter Command Losses', Aircrew Remembered Databases and our own archives. We are grateful for the support and encouragement of UK Imperial War Museum, Australian War Memorial, Australian National Archives, UK National Archives and Fold3 and countless dedicated friends and researchers across the world.
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