*** Vickers Wellington Mk.III - BJ756 - KO-Q ***

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Vickers Wellington Mk.III - BJ756 - KO-Q from No. 115 Squadron RAF
left 12 Mar 1943 at 20:07 RAF East Wretham, UK
21:32 - Shot down by Nightfighter Lt. Oskar Köstler of IV./NJG 1
Crashed into the IJsselmeer 20 km SW of Isle of Urk
Four are MIA and commemorated at Runnymede Memorial;
F/Sgt. Moffatt washed up near Bunschoten (12 Aug 1943) and is buried on 17 Aug 1943 at Amersfoort - 13-7-137
!!! Discrepancy - Washed up Bunschoten 12 Jun 1943 (07:00) and buried 16 Jun 1943 !!!

Source: Chorley W.R., Bomber Command Losses 1943 76
"Wespennest II" p.112 for location and time; Archive H. Welting for cause and crew data


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Crew: Vickers Wellington Mk.III - BJ756 - KO-Q - 12 Mar 1943 - Mission: Essen
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552269 - Sgt. - Pilot - L. P. Fallon - RAF - Age 21 - MIA - Runnymede Memorial - Panel 149

1436220 - Sgt. - Navigator - W. E. Akrill - RAFVR - Age 21 - MIA - Runnymede Memorial - Panel 140

655677 - Sgt. - W.Operator / Bomb Aimer - L. G. Collings - RAF - Age 27 - MIA - Runnymede Memorial - Panel 145

1295572 - Sgt. - W.Operator / Air Gunner - C. J. J. W. Lamb - RAFVR - Age .. - MIA - Runnymede Memorial - Panel 156

R/105883 - Sgt. - Rear Air Gunner - C. M. Moffatt - RCAF - Age 22 - KIA - Amersfoort - Plot 13 Row 7 Grave 137
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For the order I did follow the original "printed" version of the "Loss card" - not the written index !!!
PILOT, NAV., W.OP., F.E., B.A., A.G., A.G.

Loss Card - BJ756 - KO-Q - Fallon
Loss Card - BJ756 - KO-Q - Fallon - via www.lancasterbombers.net
- - - Reproduced here by kind permission of "www.lancasterbombers.net" - - -



SGLO - T2115

Vickers Wellington Mk.III - BJ756 - KO-Q - 12 Mar 1943 - IJSSELMEER - CREW 5

552269 - Sgt. - Pilot - Leo Patrick Fallon - RAF - Age 21 - MIA 1436220 - Sgt. - Navigator - William Eric Akrill - RAFVR - Age 21 - MIA 655677 - Sgt. - W.Operator / Bomb Aimer - Leonard George Collings - RAF - Age 27 - MIA
1295572 - Sgt. - W.Operator / Air Gunner - Charles James Joseph Whitton Lamb - RAFVR - Age .. - MIA R/105883 - Flight Sergeant - Rear Air Gunner - Curtis Mackinnon Moffatt - RCAF - Age 22 - KIA

- 4 MIA - 1 KIA -

FALLON(†) - AKRILL(†) - COLLINGS(†)
LAMB(†) - MOFFATT(†)


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