550 Squadron Photos

W/O H Davies and Crew

The W/O Davies crew posted was posted to 550 Sqdn from 1656 CU w.e.f. 25.3.45:

Sgt Preston was replaced on one operation by:

Sgt F.E.Drawbridge survived the loss of NG132, the last Bomber Command aircraft to be shot down over the UK in WWII (shot down by intruder (Fw Rudi Morenz from 1V.NJG2), Humber estuary 18:00 17 Mar 1945. Sadly he was the only survivor. See: NG132 FTR.

Click image W/O Davies and crew, North Killingholme 1945
L-To-R: W/O Davies (P), Sgt Weller, Sgt Moran, Sgt Preston, Sgt Phillips, Sgt Wilson, Sgt Robson
Picture courtesy of Mark Simpson
Click image F/Sgt and Mrs G V Weller Bridal Party 1946
First left: Sgt J L Robson (Best Man)
Thanks to Vivien Borrill-Townsend (daughter of Gordon Weller (Nav)) for making the picture avaiable, and to Mark Simpson for identification