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CHASTON, DENNIS

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Lancaster
Serial Number EE174
Markings VN-A
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country Germany
Burial/Memorial Place Durnbach War Cemetery
Grave Reference 6. H. 19.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 19
Enlistment information
Service Number 1578591
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 5
Squadron 50
Trade Navigator
Country of origin if different
Last Operation information
Start Date 30-Mar-1944
End Date 31-Mar-1944
Takeoff Station Skellingthorpe
Day/Night raid Night
Operation Nürnberg
Reason for Loss Aircraft took off from Skellingthorpe at 2207 hrs detailed to attack targets in Nurnberg. The aircraft was shot down by a night fighter which came upon the Lancaster during its outbound journey. Aircraft claimed as probably shot down by Uffz Bruno Rupp of 4./NJG3 North of Bamburg at 0108 hrs