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Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster I
Serial Number PA214
Markings 9J-P
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Germany
Burial/Memorial Place Durnbach War Cemetery
Grave Reference 9. F. 3.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 101
Enlistment information
Service Number 1802383
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 5
Squadron 227
Trade Air Gunner
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 14-Mar-1945
End Date 15-Mar-1945
Takeoff Station Balderton
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Lutzkendorf
Reason for Loss Shot down at Illesheim in Bavaria after an attack by a night fighter, the Lancaster catching fire before crashing. The aircraft was one of nine aircraft shot down during the night by Hptm Martin Becker and crew in their Ju88