Personnel Index - Detail
7/8 May, 1944; SALBRIS:
An ammunition dump at Salbris was the target for 58 Lancasters and 4 Mosquitoes from 5 Group. The unit had 14 aircraft airborne including two new crews piloted by F/O Simpkin (JB701) and P/O Anderson (JB421). The bombing was accurate causing much damage, but the raid did cost 7 Lancasters, one of which came from 49 Squadron.
P/O Arthur Anderson and crew, flying their first operation with the squadron were sadly all killed and are buried in St. Doulchard Cemetery, Cher, France.
P/O A.L. Anderson Pilot (Killed)
Sgt R.L. Fowls F/E (Killed)
P/O J.C. Roach RCAF NAV (Killed)
W/O R.W. Long W/OP (Killed)
Sgt B. McLeod A/G (Killed)
F/S F.J. Pinch B/A (Killed)
Sgt E.W. Rushton A/G (Killed)
Crew on their 1st operation