550 Squadron Photos
F/L Jim Lord & Crew
F/L Jim Lord flew with the following crew:
- F/L J C Lord (P)
- Sgt K W C Down (F/Eng)
- F/Sgt R Sebaski RCAF (Nav)
- Sgt A A A Vass RCAF (A/B)
- P/O J Elliott (W/Op)
- Sgt A J Schomberg RAAF (MU/AG)
- Sgt P J Sculley (R/AG)
The various pictures below show F/Lt Lord and crew.
|F/Lt Jim Lord DFC
|Jim Lord and crew, BQ-G, North Killinghome, Sept 1944
Left To Right: Ken Down, Jim Lord, Guss Vass, Jock Elliott, Pat Scully, Bob Sebaski, Jack Shomberg
|Jim Lord and crew (Lanc ED562, BQ-G "We dood it" in the background)
Left To Right: Jack Shomberg, Guss Vass, Pat Scully, Jim Lord, Ken Down, Bob Sebaski, Jock Elliott
Lanc ED562 "BQ-G": "We dood it", featuring a picture of cartoon character "Captain Really Foull". See:
|Photo of Jim Lord and crew June 1944 with their technical team in front of ED562 "We dood it"
Back row: centre Jim Lord
Front row centre: Ken Down
(as so often the names of the technical team are unfortunately unknown)
Operational Tour List
|Full list of ops flown by Jim Lord and crew (June - September 1944)
Information courtesy of Jim Cameron
The wireless operator, Jock Elliot, wrote a book "Flying with the Lord", recounting their tour.
(Details: SBN-13: 9780954700904, ISBN-10: 0954700902, Publication Date: 2/1/2004).
Photographs from on high
Below are a number of photographs taken by the Jim Lord crew from the aircraft on ops. The targets and dates are noted on the bottom of each image.