Lancaster Mk II - DS734 KO-Y
The aircraft DS 734 was built and delivered as new on 4th Sept 1943. KO-Y18th Sept 1943.
It had completed 34 operation until it had crashed on the 25th April 1944 at Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium.
Built at Whitley Birmingham by Armstrong Whitworth under contract 239/SAS/C4(c).
Info via David Butler.
Pilot Date Target Airbase
F/S. Howell 07.10.1943 Stuttgart - Germany Little Snoring
F/S. Howell 08.10.1943 Hannover - Germany Little Snoring
F/S. Howell 18.10.1943 Hannover - Germany Little Snoring
F/S. Howell 03.11.1943 West Frisians - Little Snoring
F/S. Howell 18.11.1943 Mannheim - Germany Little Snoring
P/O. Lee - (4) see crew below 19.11.1943 Frisians - Little Snoring
P/S. Howell 22.11.1943 Berlin - Germany Little Snoring
F/L. Baigent 23.11.1943 Berlin - Germany Little Snoring
P/O. Howell 26.11.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 28.11.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 01.12.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 11.12.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 16.12.1943 Frankfurt - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 20.12.1943 Frankfurt - Germany Witchford
F/S. Whyte (1) see crew below 23.12.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 29.12.1943 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 01.01.1944 Berlin - Germany Witchford
P/O. Howell 02.01.1944 Berlin - Germany Witchford
F/O. Hammond 21.01.1944 Magdeburg - Germany Witchford
F/O. Hammond 27.01.1944 Berlin - Germany Witchford
F/S. Nice 19.02.1944 Leipzig - Germany Witchford
F/S. Nice (2) see below 21.02.1944 Stuttgart - Germany Witchford
P/O. Vipond 24.02.1944 Schweinfurt - Germany Witchford
P/O. Vipond 25.02.1944 Ausburg - Germany Witchford
P/O. Vipond 01.03.1944 Stuttgart - Germany Witchford
P/O. Vipond (3) see below 15.03.1944 Suttgart - Germany Witchford
F/L. Rash 19.03.1944 Frankfurt - Germany Witchford
P/O. Vipond 22.03.1944 Frankfurt - Germany Witchford
F/S. Cagienard 26.03.1944 Essen - Germany Witchford
F/S Oldham 10.04.1944 Laon - France Witchford
F/S. Cagienard 18.04.1944 Rouen - France Witchford
F/S. Cagienard 20.04.1944 Köln - Germany Witchford
F/S. Cagienard 22.04.1944 Düsseldorf - Germany Witchford
F/S. Cagienard 25.04.1944 Karlsruhe - Germany Witchford
Source: Barry Aldridge – F/L Ron Stewart D.F.C. navigator of the “The Y’s ‘Owells”.
Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651 Lancaster LL651
F/S. Whyte A. C. F/S. Ellis J. Sgt. Landles J. W/O. Price D. Sgt. Jones I. Sgt. Chaplin R. Sgt. Watkiss H.
(1) F/S. Whyte and his crew were shot down on 15 February 1944, no survivors.

Lancaster Mk II LL651 A4-A
T/o 1724 Witchford - target: Berlin - Crashed near Neuruppin Germany.

Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644 Lancaster LL644
F/O. Nice R. F. F/S. Dennis R. G. F/S. Gardner C. E. F/O. McGuire P. G. P/O. Price D. A. P/O. Robinson D. R. F/S. Tobin J. J.
(2) F/O. Nice and his crew were shot down on February 25 1944, no survivors.
The original rear gunner, F/S. Adams J., was killed on February 15th 1944 with F/S. A. C. Whyte in Lancaster Mk.II LL651 A4-A.
Source: RAF 326 Squadron.

Lancaster Mk II LL644 KO-N
T/o 2051 Witchford - target: Scheinfurt - Crashed at unknown.

Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694 Lancaster LL694
P/O. T. E. Vipond Sgt. A. Diggle F/S. J. L. Duffy RNZAF F/O. E. J. Deemer RCAF Sgt. J. E. Hammond Sgt. A. J. Hull Sgt. R. L. Coulter RCAF
(3) P/O. Vipond and his crew were shot down on March 24 1944, by Hptm Martin Drewes, III./NJG1
and crashed 00.20 on 25th March 1944. no survivors.

Lancaster Mk II LL694 KO-N
T/o 1837 Witchford - target: Berlin - Crashed at Epse in Gelderland, Netherlands 4 km SSE of Deventer.

Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834 Lancaster DS834
F/S. Lee J. Y. Sgt. Pike H. Sgt. Jones L. Sgt. Read J. F/S. Koss C. Sgt. Wilkinson A. Sgt. Gunnell A.
(4) F/S. Lee J. Y. and his crew were shot down on 29/30 December 1944, three survivors.

Lancaster Mk II DS834 KO-F
T/o 1728 - target: Berlin - Crashed at Tungelroy, Netherlands.