Lancaster PB749 7 December 1944

Lancaster Mk I - PB749

T/O Woolfox Lodge Airfield 1150 - training flight for local flying and practice bombing.

The weather was misty but there was a high cloud base at 12,000 feet. Visibility was up to 4 miles. At 1214 the Lancaster broke up, possibly from an on-board explosion, and crashed near Langtoft, Lincs.

Source: Chorley Bomber Command Losses, Vol 8., page 151.

Yoxon Albert Yoxon Albert - Air Bomber

P/O - Service No 184398

Age: 22


Son of John and Amy Yoxon, of Liverpool.

Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery, Lancs. - Sec. 7. R.C. Grave 2196.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, via Alan in Windermere

Hall James

Hall James - Pilot (Squadron ? )

F/S - Service No 1553897

Age: 23


Son of

Glasgow Western Necropolis - Sec. N. Grave 3689.

Source: CWGC

Carty Martin

Carty Martin - FE (Squadron ?)

Sgt - Service No 2221707

Age: 36


Son of Michael and Ann Carty, of Birmingham.
Husband of Phyllis Ada Carty, of Billesley, Birmingham.

Olton Franciscan Cemetery Solihull - Sec. G. Grave 303.

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by Legsie11

Taylor Donald James

Taylor Donald James - Nav (Squadron ?)

Sgt - Service No 1617045

Age: 21


Son of Alfred James Taylor and Dorothy Mahala Taylor, of Palmers Green.

Southgate Cemetery - Sec. H.D. Grave 1086.

Source: CWGC.

Smith Frederick Ronald

Smith Frederick Ronald - WOP (Squadron ?)

Sgt - Service No 1818638

Age: 20


Son of Albert and K. Smith, stepson of Mr. C. W. Penney, of Hunnington, Worcestershire.

Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 15524

Source: CWGC.

Costin Philip Eric

Costin Philip Eric - BA (Squadron ?)

Sgt - Service No 1804430

Age: 22


Son of Henry John and Annie Elizabeth Costin. of Harrow, Middlesex.

Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 15523

Source: CWGC.

Mackenzie David Geddes

Mackenzie David Geddes - Air Gunner (Squadron ?)

Sgt - Service No 1827719

Age: 26


Son of William and Jessie Mackenzie, of Castletown.

Berriedale Parish Churchyard

Source: CWGC - Photo via Find a grave, by Izzy and Tim, Paisley