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Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax III
Serial Number LK839
Markings NP-S
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery
Grave Reference Sec. E. Row B. Grave 8.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 235
Enlistment information
Service Number J/28758
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 4
Squadron 158
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different Canada
Last Operation information
Start Date 16-Aug-1944
End Date 17-Aug-1944
Takeoff Station Lissett
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Kiel. 348 aircraft, 2 Lancasters lost. Serious damage to the docks area and to some shipbuilding firms around the docks but many bombs fell outside the city.
Reason for Loss Crashed onto a farm at Foston on the Wolds, SSW of Bridlington, Yorkshire. Broke up and clipped the farmhouse