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LANCASTER BI   W4936  SQDN  44 (Rhodesia) CODED  KM-W
Operation: Oberhausen – Alstadt

Took off from Dunholme Lodge, Lincolnshire at 22.17.

Crashed  at 15 juni 1943. 

Crew: 

  Pilot S/Ldr HAYWOOD Geoffrey Brandrick  41408    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 92 ,
Age-29
 Engr Sgt FOOT  Raymond George  1212342    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 93 ,
Age-?
 Nav  F/O KIRBY  Ronald   121510    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 96 ,
Age-23
 B/Aim Sgt BOARDMAN Ronald   1438273    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 94 ,
Age-21
 W/Op Sgt RIVERS  Royce William  1295092    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 95 ,
Age-20
 AG Sgt BRAND  Ronald Charles Henry  1355955    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 97 ,
Age-?
 AG Sgt ARMSTRONG John Hubert  1380542    KIA
  Buried in Eindhoven (Woensel)  General Cemetery. JJB. 98 ,
Age-31

 

We came in contact with Malcolm Boardman who´s Uncle "Ronny" was the bomb-aimer on this flight second from right on shown picture,

Malcolm made a visit with me to the crashsite in Holland and also we went  to the graves at Woensel cemetery.

Underneath the picture of the pilot S/Ldr HAYWOOD Geoffrey Brandrick,

Some of the many Relics found at the crashsite,

 

 

 

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