HX242 Halifax III HD-L

  
2nd June 1944
                 
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner  
                 
  F/S K G Coleman F/S J T Ridgway F/S O L Tyte F/S B J Dowling Sgt J J George F/S J Oshlack F/S J E T R Kingham  
  RAAF RAAF   RAAF   RAAF RAAF  
   
                 
   
                 
                 
  Take Off :- 22:20   Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Railway yards at Trappes  
                 
  Details :- HX242 crashed at Tourville-la-Campagne (Eure) 9km North of Le Neurbourg.  
                 
  128 aircraft detailed for this mission, including 105 Halifax with the loss of 15 Halifax including HX242 and HX271 from 466 Squadron.  
     
  All of the crew are buried in the Communal Cemetery at Tourville-la-Campagne.  
                 
   Photo of Gravestones from http://www.aerosteles.net/fiche.php?code=tourville-raaf  
               
 

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