23 February 1941|
Wellington Mk IC - L7810 - KO-R
Crashed in the vicinity of Pihen-Les-Guines, Pas-de-Calais, 10km SW of Calais.
One aircraft, from 'A' Flight was detailed to attack Target CC. 29, BOULOGNE.
19.43. - A/C. R.L.7810. M.S.I. No. YMX.196. Sgt. LLOYD and Crew took off for Operations.
Bombs Carried, 6. 500 GP's, 120. 4 lb. Incendiaries.
At 2047. hours, a request for a fix was received by HULL, and a 2nd Class fix was given, F.D.E.Y.0109.
Acknowledgement by aircraft to HULL was heard by Signals at Base.
No further communication was received from this aircraft.
It is regretted that the aircraft and Crew must be considered missing.
P/O - Service No 86705
Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Arthurs of Prescott, Canada
Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery - 1. F. 5.
Sgt - Service No 742802
Son of Arthur Ernest and Maud Lloyd, of Stechford, Birmingham.
Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery - 1. F. 4.
Sgt - Service No 40915
Son of James Donehue and of Ella Donehue (nee Nicholas), of Temuka,
Canterbury, New Zealand.
Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery - 1. F. 6.
Sgt - Service No 977534
Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery - 1. F. 9.
Sgt - Service No 910759
Son of George Charlton and of Maggie Charlton, of Cambridge.
Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery - 1. F. 8.