Personnel Index - Detail
Image courtesy of the Veterans Affairs, Canada website (via Alain Trouplin)
26/27 April, 1944; SCHWEINFURT:
Mosquitoes of 627 Squadron, Woodhall Spa, used 5 Group's low-level marking technique for the first time. The attempt was not accurate and much of the bombing fell outside Schweinfurt.
The squadron was to suffer the heavy loss of three crews this night: F/Lt Bob Armstrong DFC and crew were all killed and are buried alongside each other in the Durnbach War Cemetery in Germany.
Lancaster ND687 (EA-)
F/L R.G. Armstrong DFC Pilot (Killed)
Sgt D.E. Endean F/E (Killed)
F/S R.G. Osborne NAV (Killed)
Sgt S.F. Foster W/OP (Killed)
Sgt D.J. Cooper A/G (Killed)
W/O L.T. Kennedy RCAF B/A (Killed)
P/O T.H. Morris RCAF A/G (Killed)
Crew on their 5th operation