Killed ages 22 on third regarding , Essex; Spouse out of Irene Emily Boese (Nee Middleton), out-of Eastern Ham

Are tucked during the Buxton, Derbyshire, except Sgt Hayton, RAF, who’s hidden regarding the Byker and Heaton Cemetery, Newcastle-on-Tyne, their hometown.

Sgt. Frank Arthur Boese, RAFVR 1293282 – Navigator. Tucked Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) Standard Cemetery, Holland.. Grave location – Plot 13. Row 5. Grave 92. ‘That have tender like And you may deep feel dissapointed about We exactly who loved you are going to never ever forget’

– Attack Against Aim within Hamburg 9 routes was basically detailed in order to attack these target which have cuatro pound. incendiaries. Heavy cloud and you will icing was indeed knowledgeable forcing five routes to return very early. One or two flights attacked the prospective even so they were unable to see efficiency by way of ths. cloud. Particular A beneficial.An effective. flame and some searchlights was indeed came across although low cloud prevented accuracy. Zero opponent aircraft was basically seen. Navigation try good. A few flights didn’t go back, these were Stirling step 1 BK604 captained from the P/O J McCullough and Stirling step 1 R9280 captained by the P/O K.H. Blincoe. It was an unfortunate losings while they was indeed two of the oldest captains throughout the Squadron, together was also lost Sergt. Scott and P/O Henderson, a few the latest captains putting on experience since second airplane pilot. That it making us having a few headless teams.

P/O Kenneth Howard Blincoe, RNZAF NZ412194 – Airplane pilot. Sgt. Andrew James Newell ‘Dougal’ Scott RNZAF NZ414685 – next Pilot. Sgt. Frank Arthur Boese, RAFVR 1293282 – Navigator. Sgt. George Wood Make, RNZAF NZ412514 – Sky Bomber. P/O Harold Lowe, RAFVR 905609/ 115129 – Wireless User. Sgt. Desmond David Hayward, RAFVR 651764 – Airline Professional. Sgt. Edward. McDermott, RCAF Roentgen.96960 – Mid Upper Gunner. Sgt. Desmond Clearwater, RNZAF NZ412314 – Rear Gunner.

R.9280 are attacked because of the a German nights-combatant along the Netherlands, whenever you are returning to base. The fresh flights crashed during the days in the vicinity of Ingen, six kilometers Northern North-east regarding Tiel, Hollnd. Most of the onboard was in fact murdered. These were tucked inside Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

F/O Henry Herbert Thomas Reaveley, RAFVR 1892370 – Airline Professional

P/O Lester Lascelles Bonisch, RNZAF NZ422098 – Pilot. Slain years 21 to the 11th away from Summer 1944 Young buck out of Ernest Joseph and you can Clara Adelaide Bonisch, away from Gisborne, Auckland, The newest Zealand. Tucked Bayeux Combat Cemetery, France. Grave venue – XI. K. dos. 167

– Attack Up against Dreux Of your twenty five flights in depth to bomb Dreux, twenty-two klik herover nu effectively attacked in good climate, the fresh marshalling yards getting visually known until these were blurry by the cig. You to definitely flights got an inconclusive treat which have a JU.88. New aircrafts captained by NZ422098 P/O. L. Bonisch and NZ422267 F/S. Donaghy, T. didn’t come back.

P/O Lester Lascelles Bonisch, RNZAF NZ422098 – Pilot. F/S James Murdoch Thomas McKenzie, RNZAF NZ427217 – Navigator. F/S James Stuart Millar, RNZAF NZ427220 – Heavens Bomber. Sgt Bernard ‘Bill’ Allen, RAFVR 968734 – Middle Top Gunner. Sgt. Frank William Cousins, RAFVR 1237485 – Butt Gunner.

The brand new crews was in fact educated to go back when they struck bad weather, which inturn it performed

Immediately after target, ME702, AA-Q was struck double by flak, prior to splitting up floating around. All of the crew try murdered, apart from Bernard ‘Bill’ Allen, the crew’s Middle Higher Gunner. Away from Expenses Allen’s War Log, the following is their memories with the experiences:

“This new bomb aimer led the fresh new plane about the target, and you can provided what “bombs went” on the skipper, that the latest skipper answered “bomb doorways closing”. Zero sooner had the guy had the language away from his mouth than just there is certainly a great crash, myself seat collapsed, my personal intercom ran dead, We experienced fantastic problems in my leftover toes, while the aircraft are filled up with flames and you may tobacco. We scrambled to own my personal parachute which was lying close to the fundamental entrances of your flights, upwards so it avoid this new tobacco and you can flame was indeed very dense. In the beginning I couldn’t find my chute from the cig, my vision have been powering and you will aching, therefore the flights is actually swinging back and forth with the intention that We fell for the floor together with so you can claw my personal ways together of the clutching at hydraulic pipes along side edges out-of the brand new fuselage. I got eventually to my chute and hooked they to the, on top of that there’s a special freeze, the brand new airplanes gave a lurch plus the the next thing We realized I became cruising as a consequence of area. We grabbed the fresh new rip cord and you can pulled it, the fresh new chute started successfully and that i floated down-to-earth wondering what got took place, and playing the second revolution off Lanc’s bombing the goal.”