*** Lancaster Mk.III - JB175 - MG-A ***

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Lancaster Mk.III JB175 - MG-A was airborne - 17:44 - hrs on 20 Oct 1943 from Oakington,UK
Shot down by a night-fighter (Oblt. Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, 1V./NJG1)
crashed - 19:20 - at Gieten (prov. of Drenthe) - 8 mi E of Assen, Holland
Location: Noordes of Gieten, near Zwanemeer-bos
All rest in Gieten General Cemetery

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Crew: Lancaster Mk.III - JB175 - MG-A - 20 Oct 1943 - Mission: Leipzig
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1316881 - Flight Sergeant - Pilot - Donald Moulton Watson - RAFVR - Age 20 - KIA

570403 - Sergeant - Navigator - Frank Edward White - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA

1271552 - Sergeant - W.Operator / Air Gunner - Edwin Carter - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA

631262 - Sergeant - Flight Engineer - David Strachan Wilson - RAF - Age 21 - KIA

1320385 - Sergeant - Bomb Aimer - Ernest Charles Pocknell - RAFVR - Age 21 - KIA

930345 - Sergeant - Mid Upper Air Gunner - Leonard Walter Searle - RAFVR - Age 29 - KIA

656684 - Flight Sergeant - Rear Air Gunner - Kenneth Gore - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA
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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 - JB175 - MG-A - Watson
Loss Card - JB175 - MG-A - Watson - via www.lancasterbombers.net
- - - Reproduced here by kind permission of "www.lancasterbombers.net" - - -



SGLO - T2994

LANCASTER Mk.III - JB175 - MG-A - 20 Oct 1943 - GIETEN - CREW 7

1316881 - Flight Sergeant - Pilot - Donald Moulton Watson - RAFVR - Age 20 - KIA 570403 - Sergeant - Navigator - Frank Edward White - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA 1271552- Sergeant - W.Operator / Air Gunner - Edwin Carter - RAFVR - Age .. - KIA 631262- Sergeant - Flight Engineer - David Strachan Wilson - RAF - Age 21 - KIA
1320385 - Sergeant - Bomb Aimer - Ernest Charles Pocknell - RAFVR - Age 21 - KIA 930345 - Sergeant - Mid Upper Air Gunner - Leonard Walter Searle - RAFVR - Age 29 - KIA 656684 - Flight Sergeant - Rear Air Gunner - Kenneth Gore - RAFVR - Age 23 - KIA

- 7 KIA -

WATSON(†) - WHITE(†) - CARTER(†) - WILSON(†)
POCKNELL(†) - SEARLE(†) - GORE(†)


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