550 Squadron Photos
F/Lt Williams DFC RAAF and Crew
F/O Willans and crew were posted to 550 Squadron from 11 Base w.e.f. 2.10.44:
- F/O L O Williams DFC RAAF (P)
- Sgt W Aspinall(F/Eng)
- F/Sgt G W James RCAF (Nav)
- F/Sgt W E Reed (A/B)
- F/Sgt P E Binder (W/Op)
- Sgt W E Johnson (MU/AG)
- Sgt C L Marks (R/AG)
Pictured below the F/O Williams crew:
The Williams crew completed their tour on 14/1/1945, with the exception that F/O (later F/Lt) Williams had not completed a full operational tour at that point.
This crew, without the usual pilot F/O Williams, were flying on 18/19 July 1944 when they were order to bale out by the pilot. The pilot on that occasion, F/O H A T Clark, tried to land the aircraft but unfortunately it crashed at Seething and he was killed in the attempt.