Personnel Index - Detail
25/26 May, 1940; KREFELD/AACHEN:
At 06.00hrs, 12 aircraft were ordered to stand-by at one hours notice... by 13.30hrs this was cancelled. Then at 16.00hrs it was 'on' again... 10 aircraft required for bombing, the first getting away just after 21.00hrs. The Hampden flown by F/O Butler and crew failed to return from this operation and it is thought they were victims of flak over the target area; none of the crew survived. P/O John Bennett and LAC George Parsons are buried in the Adegem Canadian War Cemetery in Belgium; F/O Peter Butler and Sgt John Harrison are remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.
F/O P.S. Butler Pilot (Missing)
P/O J.K. Bennett 2nd Pilot/Navigator (Killed)
LAC G.R.J. Parsons W/OP (Killed)
Sgt J. Harrison (Missing)