Personnel Index - Detail

Name
SMEATON
First Names
Alexander Bruce
Rank
Flying Officer
Service
RAF
Service Number
125579
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 7/43 and out 9/43 to 83Sqn

 

Flew one "second dickie" operation on 29th July 1943 and a further 7 trips in August 1943 as Captain.

He was killed on 27th November 1943 during a raid on Berlin and is buried in the Dürnbach War Cemetery.
 



Photographed by the McEneaney family


In the following crew details,  F/O A B Smeaton, Sgt R A F Gillam, F/S R S Nelson and Sgt W S Walton were all ex-49Sqn.
There is also another 49Sqn link with another crew member, the Flight Engineer, Sgt A W Savory.....for details click this link.
 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses

This airman flew Lancaster ED999 at least once....click for an image and information about this aircraft.