Personnel Index - Detail
Awarded the DFM.
Flew 27 operations with 49Sqn........final operation 1st March 1943.
Sgt White was killed on 20th April 1944 flying with 635Sqn on a raid to Ottignies and is buried in the Heverlee War Cemetery.
Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses
This photograph of S/Ldr Cracknell (extreme right) and crew was taken at Fiskerton on 24-3-43 at the end of their tour.
Included (from right to left) are:
S/Ldr D.A. Cracknell (Pilot)
F/Lt M.D. Deloford (Nav)
Sgt W.J. Beesley (F/Eng)
Sgt W.C. White (B/A)
Sgt A.M. MacDiarmid (A/G)
Sgt H. Frost (A/G)
F/Sgt F.C Ball (W/Op)
Plus two 'A' Flt ground crew members.