Lancaster PB749 7 December 1944

Lancaster Mk I - PB749

Woolfox Lodge Airfield (1651 Heavy Conversion Unit)
T/O 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 AlbertYoxon Albert Yoxon Albert - Air Bomber

P/O - Service No 184398 - 115 Squadron.

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 and Robert Anderson.

Hall JamesLancaster PB749 Hall James - Pilot

F/S - Service No 1553897 - (Squadron ?)

Age: 23


Son of

Glasgow Western Necropolis - Sec. N. Grave 3689.

Source: CWGC - photo Find a Grave by Dreameralilu

Lancaster PB749Carty Martin Carty Martin - FE

Sgt - Service No 2221707 - (Squadron ?)

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 - Find a grave by Lian McFarlaine.

Smith Frederick RonaldLancaster PB749 Smith Frederick Ronald - WOP

Sgt - Service No 1818638 - (Squadron ?)

Age: 20


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

Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 15524

Source: CWGC - Find a Grave by Len.

Costin Philip EricCostin Philip Eric Costin Philip Eric - BA

Sgt - Service No 1804430 - (Squadron ?)

Age: 22


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

Cambridge City Cemetery - grave 15523

Source: CWGC - Find a Grave by Len.

Lancaster PB749Mackenzie David Geddes Mackenzie David Geddes - Air Gunner

Sgt - Service No 1827719 - (Squadron ?)

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