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Squadrons at Fiskerton,1943 to 45.

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576 Sqn Lancaster PD 309 recovery

150 Squadron R.A.F.

GROUP CAPTAIN TERENCE JOHN ARBUTHNOT

576 Sqn Wing/Cmdr Basil Arthur Templeman-Rooke

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Leslie Brown

576 Sqn. Flt/Sgt Eddie Wise

49 sqn Flt/Lt Charles Dunnet

49 Sqn Fred Cooper.

576 Sqn F/O William Carland Johnston

49 Sqn Flt/Lt Victor Medway Arnold

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Charles Roach

 49 Sqn Sgt. E.B.(Ted) Cachart.

49 Sqn Sgt Douglas D.R. Dalaway

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Bertram W. Roberts

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Johnny Musgrave

576 Sqn Flying Officer Edward L Saslove

49 Sqn Pilot Officer Edgar R. G. Haines D.F.M.

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Herbert Benson

576 Sqn Flying Officer Frank Wilson

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Dennis Ovenden

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Danny Ranchuk

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Ken Tamkin.

49 Sqn Flying Officer Alexander V Bone

576 Sqn Sgt Stanley Lloyd

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Frederick Taylor, DFM

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Reg Croot

49 Sqn. S/L J.E Raw-Rees D.F.C.

576 Sqn Sgt Alfred Thorpe Turton

 576 Sqn Warrant Officer Eugene Patrick (Jimmy) Collins

576 Sqn. F/O R Bastick & Crew

576 Sqn. Sgt. George Lynn.

576 Sqn Airman Ron Kent

576 Sqn. Sgt. D.Girling.

576 Sqn F/O A.J.L Ridge

576 Sqn F/O Archibald de Largy Greig

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MEMORIAL PAGE

The images on this page are from a collection supplied by Cedric Roberts,(see Veteran's page 8.) Crew names and the name of the original owners of the images have been added wherever possible. A huge debt of gratitude to Cedric for supplying and allowing these facinating images to appear on this website.

This image courtesy of Doug Massey who was the rear gunner of the M crew. They were L to R: G. Martin-Bomb Aimer; J. Mills, Flt Engineer; R. Maxwell RAAF-Wireless Op; K. Mills RAAF-Pilot; G. McClean-Navigator; T. Murray-Mid Upper Gunner; and Douglas Massey-Rear Gunner. The photograph was taken at Fiskerton in Dec 1944, Lancaster PB 785, UL-L2. 576 Sqn.

Top: Copy of photograph issued to Doug Massey in event of needing help from French underground if shot-down. Taken late 1944. Middle: Fiskerton Dec. 1944, L to R: G. McLean-Nav. R. Maxwell-W/Op. R.Mills-Pilot. All RAAF, photo taken outside Crew Huts. Bottom: G. McLean,outside crew hut.

The 576 Sqn Lanca of P/O's Holmes and Scott attack the Die-hard Nazi stronghold at Berchtesgaden on 25/4/45. The last big raid of the war. For P/O Holmes-see veteran's page 1.

Image 1 of 2, PA 265 UL-D2.

Image 2 of 2, taken at Fiskerton shortly after an op to Bothrup on 3/2/45. The Lancaster was PA 265 UL-O2 a 576 Sqn B flight mk 1. Crew were: Flt. Lt. Robinson (Aust.) Sgt. Collet, Sgt. McLachlan, S/Ldr. Dutton, F/O Whitehead, F/O Moir(Aust),Sgt. McCullie in rear turret-this was his 20th op. This Lanc was posted missing on 16/17th March 1945 Nuremburg.

S/Ldr. Lawrence Kirwan. Station Navigating Officer, Fiskerton April 1945.

Fiskerton 28/5/45. Proving flight to Pomaguano,Italy for proposed Operation Dodge. Officers were: Flt.Lt. Jolly-Sqn nav officer. Flt. Lt. Fulton-Engineering officer. S/Ldr. Kirwan-Station Nav Officer. W/Cdr. Devas-C.O. 576 Sqn. Flt. Lt. Mortimer-2nd Pilot. Flt. Lt. Smith-Sqn. Gunnery Officer. Flt. Lt. unknown.

Image originally supplied by Ken Stott, (marked with x)

Lanc landing at Fiskerton with FIDO burning. Image taken between Oct 44 and May 45. Originally supplied by ken Stott.

Fiskerton May 1945. 576 Sqn crew, l to r: F/Sgt. Cormack-F/Eng. Sgt. Ken STOTT-Nav. F/Sgt. Bell, RAAF-Mid-upper Gunner. F/Sgt. Sayers-Pilot. F/Sgt. Patterson-Bomb Aimer. Sgt. Ron Wagger-Rear Gunner & Sgt. Hayes-W/Op. originally supplied by Ken Stott.

Heligoland 18/4/45. 576 Sqn Lanc UL-T (PD 271). Crew: F/S Sayers-Pilot. F/S Adams-F/Eng. Sgt. Patterson-Bomb Aimer. Sgt. Stott-Nav. Sgt. Hayes-W/Op. F/S Bell-Mid Upper Gunner. Sgt. Wagger-Rear Gunner. Originally supplied by Ken Stott.

Top: Intelligence Room at Fiskerton. Middle: Control Tower V.E Day. Bottom left: Burnt out Lancaster, possibly ND 498, 21-2-1944. Bottom left: Lancaster NN806 (UL-M) crashed on take-off Fiskerton V.E Day,8-5-1945

576 Sqn photograph taken at Fiskerton March? 1945. This photo was believed to have been taken before the end of hostilities as the Lanc still has the exhaust flame-shrouds fitted.

Fiskerton 15/5/45. Repair & Inspection hanger staff 625 Sqn(Kelstern) on disbandment. Lans was: UL-Z 576 Sq. Photo possible originally supplied by Ron sewell-Engine Fitter, rear row centre wearing glasses.

Photograph of Fiskerton taken in 1943 showing the fog landing aid F.I.D.O being tested. Middle right os image shows one "A" flight hanger and technical site, opposite is the control tower complex, top left of image shows the "B" flight area and hanger.

Collection of photographs copied from originals supplied by Mr. Gordon Worley. Details of Gordon and the locations at Fiskerton to follow.

Night raid on Plauen 10-4-45. Photo taken from 576 Sqn. Lanc UL-T (PD 271) Originally supplied by Ken Stott.

576 Sqn. raid images, top left: Night over Duisburg 23-1-45 F/O O'Neil. Top Right: Day over Dortmund 24-3-45 F/O Till. Bottom left & right: day over Hildesheim. Pilot's name unknown.

576 Sqn. raid photographs.Top left: F/O Pollard attacks Bremen on 21-3-1945. Bottom left: Heligoland, 18-4-1945 pilot unknown. Right view: F/L Woodruff over Heligoland 18-4-1945.

Photo originally loaded by F.C Ball. P/O W/Op. Taken March 1943, Fiskerton 49 Sqn. Lancaster ED469. Crew and two passengers. Left to right: Sgt. White- Bomb-Aimer. Sgt. Beesley-Flt. Engineer. P/O F.C Ball-W/Op. Sgt. Frost-Rear Gunner. F/O Delaford-Nav. Sgt.McDiamid-Mid-Upper Gunner. S/Ldr. Bracknell-Pilot. The passengers were 8th & 9th from left-Int.Officer and the Bombing Leader. This Lanc was lost the same month but with a different crew. Note: Sgt Frost-Rear Gunner was Killed-In-Action later on his tour, Sgt. White & F/O Delaford were both K.I.A with 617 Sqn in September 1943.

The dark years of war are over. Fiskerton Control Tower on V. E Day 1945.

49 Sqn. May 1944. Ground Crew image 1 of 3. Rear: Watt, Collister, Kofman, Morrison,Tuffy. Front: Lorrimer, Toole, Wenstock & Jones.

"A" Flight 49 Sqn. Summer 1944 Fiskerton, 15cwt Morris mobile workshop vehicle. Dave Hughes & Len Jones.

"A" Flight Fiskerton,summer 1944. Dave Hughes, Len Jones, Dianne ? Pete Wetherstone. Lanc unknown.

Arial image of Fiskerton talen in 1945. Image supplied by Dr. J. Musgrove. See Veterans page 8B.

Flying Officer John Jack standing with Lancaster O-OBOE at Fiskerton, with the Aircrew and some Ground crew. John is the one standing second from left. He was the Bomb Aimer. Many thanks to his nephew Carrick for sending the image.