Personnel Index - Detail
Flew 21 operations as MUG with Sgt 'Ernie' Hogg.
For the majority of their tour, this was the usual crew:
F/S REJ Hogg
Sgt F Chadwick
Sgt GW Watkins
P/O O Grant
Sgt HJ Dales
Sgt G Chapman
Sgt JE Raw-Rees
From L to R: 'Ernie' Hogg (Pilot), Jimmy Rees (RG), Oscar Grant (B/A), George Chapman (MUG) & Harry Dales (W/Op).
From L to R: Jimmy Rees (RG), 'Willy' Watkins (Nav), Oscar Grant (BA), George Chapman (MuG), Harry Dales (W/Op)
Their usual Lancaster ED497 (EA-C for Charlie) at one of RAF Fiskerton's dispersal points.
A magnificent view of ED497........click this link for a larger version (in a new window).
Posted to 83Sqn and killed on the 23rd June 1943 and is buried in the Reichswald War Cemetery.
Photographed by Dom Howard.
Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses