550 Squadron Lancaster LM134
F/O Neilson and crew
Inauguration of a memorial to F/O Neilson and the crew of LM134. The crew members were all killed and are buried in in Amersfoort (Old Leusden) Cemetery. A second pilot was taking his first operational flight so in all eight crew men were killed.
- F/O D F Neilson RCAF (P) KIA
- W/O J K Murray RCAF (2nd P) KIA
- Sgt J E Legg F/Eng) KIA
- F/O H B Brett RCAF (Nav) KIA
- F/Lt A D McConnell DFC RNZAF (A/B) KIA
- Sgt A T Paget (W/Op) KIA
- Sgt E W Webb (MU/AG) KIA
- F/O J M McKay (R/AG) KIA
Their entries on the 550 Squadron Roll of Honour can be viewed here.
For more information about the crew see also the F/O Neilson crew web-page.
Unveiling Ceremony June 2016
A selection of photographs from the Unveiling Ceremony in Rhenen, The Netherlands of the new memorial to the crew.
Thanks to Wilfred Burie for making the pictures available.
Click on individual pictures to view the larger image.