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Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax II
Serial Number W1061
Markings EY-
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Belgium
Burial/Memorial Place Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp
Grave Reference II. H. 12.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 238
Enlistment information
Service Number 935592
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 4
Squadron 78
Trade Flight Engineer
Country of origin if different United Kingdom
Fellow Servicemen
Last Operation information
Start Date 11-Aug-1942
End Date 12-Aug-1942
Takeoff Station Middleton St. George
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Mainz. 154 aircraft. Centre of Mainz was badly damaged, including many ancient and cultural buildings such as the museum and castle.
Reason for Loss Coned in the target area and severely hit by flak, taking out both port engines and injuring several of the crew. Finished off by a night-fighter and crashed at Wommelgem, east of Antwerp