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AJ-W "Willie"

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AJ-W "Willie"

Crew

PILOT
John Leslie MUNRO
Flight Lieutenant

John Leslie Munro
(RNZAF)

NAVIGATOR
No Picture Available
Flying Officer

Grant Rumbles

BOMB AIMER
James Henry CLAY
Sergeant

James Henry Clay

FLIGHT ENGINEER
Frank Ernest APPLEBY
Sergeant

Frank Ernest Appleby

WIRELESS OPERATOR
Percy Edgar PIGEON
Flying Officer

Percy Edgar Pigeon
(RCAF)

FRONT GUNNER
William HOWARTH
Sergeant

William Howarth

REAR GUNNER
Harvey Alexander WEEKS
Flight Sergeant

Harvey Alexander Weeks
(RCAF)


Mission Notes

Departed:  approx 21:28 (16/05/43)

  • Munro (AJ-W) was shot over the Dutch coast at 23:00 (16/05/43) and aborted the mission after a complete electrical failure

Returned:  approx 00:35 (17/05/43)

Mission Duration:  approx 3 hours 7 minutes


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