Personnel Index - Detail

Name
WARES
First Names
Donald
Rank
Pilot Officer
Service
RAF
Service Number
156068
Crew Position
Pilot

 

7/8th October 1943, STUGGART:

Returning damaged from their raid Lancaster ED426 piloted by Pilot Officer Don Wares hit a ridge of high ground. Three of the crew were killed in the crash, two were taken prisoner and two evaded capture.

Lancaster ED426 (EA-P)
P/O D. Wares Pilot (Evader)
Sgt A.H. Brownlie F/E (Killed)
Sgt T.T. O'Leary NAV (Killed)
Sgt J.R. Barlow W/AG (Evader)
Sgt G. Attwood A/G (P.o.W.)
F/O E.J. Hepburn RCAF B/A (Killed)
F/S W. Fitzgerald RAAF A/G (P.o.W.)
 

See "The Long Walk Home" in the Documents section for more details.
 

"Posted out" 1992.