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* NOTE ON DATES: IMPORTANT: For consistency, the Date is given as the date the mission TOOK OFF since the precise time of a loss is not always certain. Our date is always the Take Off date as this is unambigous and fixed in the official records, but obviously in those cases where the incident occurred before midnight UK time, then the Take Off Date will be the same as the Incident Date. Of course, most Bomber Command missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our Take Off Date. Bear this in mind when cross-referencing to our Luftwaffe Victories by Name/Date Database and other Luftwaffe sources. In some cases other sources may quote the date following our date, using locally generated reports as their source. (Earlier readers may remember we stated our date was the Briefing Date, but it is in fact the TAKE OFF date). To add to the potential for confusion, remember to take into account a Luftwaffe recorded date will be in local time, 1 hour ahead of UK time. When we discover a validated Incident Date date we change our record if necessary

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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring DatabaseLinks/Archive Reports                        Notes                        
1 AcresR JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
2 AdamsDenis GordonSergeantAus/402335AustraliaPilotRAAFBomber Command18 Sqd
1941-09-04BlenheimIVZ7296WV-PHorsham St Faiths1501Circus 93 Hit by flak and shot down fighter. Crashed near St. Omer, Pas-de-Calais, France PoW No. 9621 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria - L3 Read Archive Report
3 ArdisD CFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
4 BowmanN JPilot OfficerRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
5 BrookmanR CFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
6 BrownG AFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
7 BurnsS GFlight SergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaEvader
8 CreberW SFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command83 Sqd
1944-05-19WellingtonIIIBK463PeplowNickelCrashed Eps {Pas-de-Calais}KilledSt-Pol-sur-Ternoise War Cemetery
9 DillonB G DWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
10 FletcherI BSergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaEvader
11 GiddingsL VFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
12 HainsworthNSergeantBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
13 JenningsD RFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command115 Sqd
1944-08-08LancasterILM166KO-YWitchford2153LucheuxCrashed at Grand-Rulfecourt {Pas-de-Calais}Evader
14 JohnstonJSergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
15 JonesR AFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaKilledRunnymede
16 MichelmoreDFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaEvader
17 MillarJ OFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
18 MorrisJ EFlying OfficerBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
19 NallenC PFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command635 Sqd
1944-06-03LancasterIIIND841F2-DDownham Market.0028.CalaisCrashed on take offKilledCambridge City Cemetery
20 NattrassO JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-11-28HalifaxIIIMZ789ZA-HMelbourne232EssenCrash landed at Guines {Pas-de-Calais}
21 OakleyM AFlying OfficerBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
22 OxborrowRSergeantBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledLonguenesse {St-Omer} Souvenir Cemetery
23 ParsonsA SFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command550 Sqd
1944-08-31LancasterINF962BQ-VNorth Killingholme1307AgenvilleCrashed at l'Etoile {Pas-de-Calais}KilledAbbeville Communal Cemetery
24 PatrickR JSergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
25 PearsallA LFlying OfficerAUS-408266PilotRAAFFighter16 Sqd
1944-03-08SpitfirePRXIPA863SortieAbandoned near CalaisKilledRunnymede Memorial United Kingdom
26 PeterkinJohn DouglasFlight Lieutenant77123AustralianPilotRAAFBomber Command141 Sqn
1944-07-05MosquitoIIDZ310TW:ZWest Raynham23:25BSSerrate patrol heading for northern France. Crashed 00:36 about 1 km S of Wattan (Pas-de-Calais), 9 km NNW of St-Omer. Claimed as a probable by Uffz. Heinz Irmer, his 1st Abschuss, from 6./KG51 NW of Caen an 1500m at 02:38 hrs. (Nachtjagd Combat Archive (12 May 1944 - 23 July 1944) Part 3 - Theo Boiten)EvaderCaptured by 3 German soldiers. Fainted soon after capture and escaped. Return to England 9th September 1944
27 RiordanL MFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command15 Sqd
1944-09-24LancasterILM109LS-EMildenhall1648CalaisCrashed target area
28 RobertsA CSergeantPilotFighter452 Sqd RAAF
1941-07-11SpitfireIIP7562SweepBaled out near CalaisEvaded
29 SmithS WWarrant OfficerRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
30 SmithA JFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaEvader
31 SpencerR BFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command514 Sqd
1944-06-15LancasterIIDS816JI-OWaterbeach2308ValenciennesCrashed at Croisilles {Pas-de-Calais}KilledCroisilles British Cemetery
32 ThompsonD McNFlight SergeantRAAFBomber Command192 Sqd
1944-07-04HalifaxIIILW621DT-QFiskerton2349BSKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
33 TottenhamA BFlight LieutenantDFC

RAAFBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-26LancasterIIILM587JO-LWaddingtonCap Griz NezCrashed at Wissant {Pas-de-Calais}KilledWissant Communal Cemetery
34 TudberryJFlying OfficerRAAFBomber Command10 Sqd
1944-11-28HalifaxIIIMZ789ZA-HMelbourne232EssenCrash landed at Guines {Pas-de-Calais}
35 TurnbullW JSergeantBomber Command467 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIILM636PO-UWaddington1723CalaisCrashed target areaKilledCalais Canadian War Cemetery
36 WhitefieldC FSergeantBomber Command463 Sqd RAAF
1944-09-24LancasterIIIDV171JO-YWaddington1731CalaisCrashed target areaKilledRunnymede

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