LV875 Halifax III HD-F
10th April 1944
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner  
  F/S J C Bond F/S J N Keys W/O J H Maunder F/S B L Sheean Sgt J A White Sgt D K Messenger F/S C Y Warren  
  Take Off :- 20:58   Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Tergnier  
  Details :- LV875 was shot down by a night-fighter flown and crashed near Rosieres-en-Santerre (Somme), 15km North West of Roye.  
  157 Halifax aircraft detailed for this mission with the loss of 10 including HX274 and LV875 from 466 Squadron.  
  All the crew are buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery.      
  Apart from W/O Maunder all the crew were involved in a ditching less than a month previous.  
  Picture of W/O J H Maunder and F/S B L Sheean courtesy of Australian War Memorial.  
  Picture of F/S J C Bond courtesy of National Archives Australia.  

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