The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The crew of Stirling EE908 (15 Sqn)

This Stirling Mk III took off from Mildenhall at 2110hrs. After straying to the south of the target it was attacked by a Fw190 as it made its way north towards Peenemünde. It caught fire and crashed into the Baltic near Greifswald. The body of Sgt Hudson was never found. Four members of the crew were taken POW.
 

Berlin War Cemetery

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F/S R Grundy

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Sgt G Honeybill

 

Runnymede Airforces Memorial

Sgt C F Hudson

 

Prisoners of War

Sgt L C Wood
Sgt C S Carter
Sgt R R Taylor
Sgt R A Scandrett