The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The crew of Lancaster ED647 (100 Sqn)



Takeoff at 2124hrs from Grimsby and crashed in the target area. Sgt Cassell was buried locally on the 30th August but his name is recorded at Runnymede with the others. Sgt Francis is buried in Malbork, Poland.


Malbork Commonwealth Cemetery, Poland

Sgt J Francis 


Runnymede Airforces Memorial

F/O H I Spiers RNZAF
Sgt C W Torbett
P/O J Weaver
Sgt K F Goode
Sgt S J Cassell
Sgt O M Atkins