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Sgt C Tattersall and Crew
Sgt Tattersall and Crew were posted to 550 Sqdn from 1667 CU w.e.f. 30/12/43:
- Sgt C Tattersall (P) KIA
- Sgt W Johnstone (F/Eng) KIA
- Sgt H Cochrane (Nav)
- Sgt W R Williams (A/B) KIA
- Sgt H Stollar (W/Op) KIA
- Sgt A Hatfield (MU/AG) KIA
- Sgt J L Powell (R/AG) KIA
Lancaster ME582 was being flown by the Sgt Tattersall crew when it was lost on 25/26 Feb 1944, on operations to Ausburg. However the Nav flying that night was not the usual crew Nav (above), but instead:
The entry on the 550 Squadron Roll of Honour is available here.
Other information about the flight and the target available here.
All of the crew are buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery (France).
Memorial stone tablet to the crew has been erected at the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln:
|In memory of Sgt Tattersall and crew|