Date: 1941 Jun 12/23 A/C Type: Whitley V SN: T4279 Code: KH-F A/C Nickname:
 File: 465 Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit:  77 Sqn Mission/Raid: Schwerte
1 Pilot Sgt. Donald K. McFarland 9    
2 CP/Obs Sgt. Kenneth R. Wainwright         Canada 10    
3 Fl Eng/AG P/O Geoffrey V. Heslop 11    
4 WO/AG Sgt. Douglas H.J. Pingle 12    
5 Rear gunner Sgt. Lawrence Stanley Dyer 13    
6     14    
7     15    
8     16                    

Crashed 2,5km NW of Medemblik, southeast corner of the Wieringermeer. All crew KIA. Cause: Nightfighter.


The Germans recovered the wreckparts and the remains of the crew. They were buried in Den Helder, Huisduinen-Cemetery.
This cemetery was cleared in 1947 and today the men rest (side by side) in the Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery ('Huisduinen-section').


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