Personnel Index - Detail
The initial "Unknown" designation was changed once the other crew names were discovered.
28/29 August; DUISBERG:
The eight aircraft sent from 49 Squadron encountered haze and flak at the target.
It soon became clear that 2 of the squadron's aircraft had failed to return. P/O Bernard Fournier (AE126) and P/O Thomas Pratt (AD971). At 03.30hrs their aircraft fell in flames into the Waddenzee just south of the Isle of Ameland; there were no survivors. The 21 years old pilot and his crew are buried in Nes Cemetery, Ameland, Holland.