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CROOM, LIONEL

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster III
Serial Number JB700
Markings AR-J
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country France
Burial/Memorial Place Bayeux War Cemetery
Grave Reference Coll. grave XXVIII. H. 7-13.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 25
Enlistment information
Service Number 1587077
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 1
Squadron 460 (Australian)
Trade Flight Engineer
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 06-Jun-1944
End Date 07-Jun-1944
Takeoff Station Binbrook
Day/Night raid Night
Operation To bomb two railway bridges situated at Vire in Calvados, Northern France which was an important road and rail junction on the River Vire which would have been used to supply any German invasion effort.
Reason for Loss All are buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.