Personnel Index - Detail
In April 1944, a raid on Paris was the final operation by P/O Clive Roantree RAAF and crew; they had come through the Berlin raids unscathed and participated in the daring Königsberg Canal operation.
Standing from left to right:
Jack Grimshaw, F/E;
Clive Roantree RAAF, pilot;
Jock Lawrie, W/Op (in doorway);
Paddy Paddick,Nav (KIA Feb 45);
Ken Nelson RCAF, A/G
He was posted to 214Sqn and was killed on 8th February 1945.
He is buried in the East Finchley Cemetery.
Kindly photographed by Robert & Annette McEneaney.
This is a rather sad memorial to a man who completed a full tour of operations, volunteered to fly a second and was killed still aged only 23.