Personnel Index - Detail
22/23 March, 1944; FRANKFURT:
49 Squadron managed to get 19 airborne.
F/Sgt Ron Greig and crew were lost; the crew are buried in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery. Two members of the Greig crew had very nearly completed their tours; F/Sgts Whiteley and Peacock had previously flown with P/O Eric Jones and had only a few more trips left to do.
F/S R. Greig Pilot (Killed)
Sgt W.F. Edwards F/E (Killed)
F/S K. Anderson NAV (Killed)
F/S C. Peacock W/AG (Killed)
P/O O.R. Rogers RAAF A/G (Killed)
F/S L.J. Phillips A/B (Killed)
F/S H. Whiteley A/G (Killed)
Most of the crew were on their 7th operation.
This airman flew Lancaster ED999 at least once....click for an image and information about this aircraft.
The two highly emotive extracts shown below are part of an incredible collection of 51 documents which relate to the loss of P/O Rogers.
They were located by Ashley Hales and are the work of Robert Lapes.
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A handwritten list of P/O Roger's personal effects
The typed list of P/O Roger's personal effects