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DRUETT, DENNIS

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax II
Serial Number DT799
Markings DY-L
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Germany
Burial/Memorial Place Reichswald War Cemetery
Grave Reference Coll. grave 12. A. 4.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 157
Enlistment information
Service Number 1380230
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 4
Squadron 102 (Ceylon)
Trade WOp/AG
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Last Operation information
Start Date 12-Mar-1943
End Date 13-Mar-1943
Takeoff Station Pocklington
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Essen. 457 aircraft, 23 losses (5.0%). PFF marked using Oboe. Very accurate bombing over the Krupps factory. 500 homes also destroyed. German authorities also reported damage and deaths in neighbouring towns.
Reason for Loss Hit by flak and crashed in the target area