Personnel Index - Detail

Name
NICHOLLS
First Names
Dereck
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1852333
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 12/43

 

Flew 10 operations with 49Sqn.

He was killed on the 26th May 1944 flying with 5 LFS (Lancaster Finishing School at Syerston).

The Lancaster crashed near Gonalston, Notts killing all onboard.

Sgt Nicholls is buried in the Newark upon Trent Cemetery.





Image displayed with the generous permission of Aircrew Remembered......click the link for further details
 



Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses
 

Note the incorrect spelling.......Nichols.

Image via Ashley Hales