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Halifax III ZA-Q information

April 18 2017 at 2:19 PM
Marc Beestin  (Login beestin87)
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if anyone has information on the above aircraft I would be very grateful

marcbeestin@hotmail.co.uk

 
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Tony
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Halifax Mk111 - HX347 (ZA-Q)

April 19 2017, 6:34 PM 

Hope this helps.

Halifax 111, HX347 (ZA-Q) of No.10 Squadron, RAF 4 Group Bomber Command, took off from Melbourne (near York) at 2201 to bomb rail installations.
Crashed at Eppegem (Brabant), a small village roughly halfway between Brussels and Mechelen.
Of those who died when the Halifax exploded four have no known grave, but Pilot Officer Lassey and the two Air Gunners are buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery.
Sgt J T H Burton survived and evaded capture.

Crew:

P/O G Lassey KIA
F/S K W Priske RCAF KIA
Sgt N W C Millar KIA
Sgt D J Knowles KIA
Sgt T J C Hartley KIA
Sgt J T H Burton Evaded
Sgt T K D Lucas KIA
W/O2 D J Setter RCAF KIA

 
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