DT559 Halifax II HD-J
3rd November 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner  
  F/S F W Smily F/S A G Harris F/S C P North F/S S J Lucas Sgt D Drury Sgt N W Dowie F/S W W Johnston  
  Take Off :- ..:..   Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Training  
  Details :- DT559 was on a training mission and expolded into the sea off of Flamborough Head whilst engaged in "Air to Sea" firing practice.  
  All the crew are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  
  Sgt Drury's body was recovered from the sea, identified and then reburied at sea.      
  F/S C P North picture courtesy of National Archives Australia.  
  Sgt D Drury picture kindly supplied by Pat and Brian Drury.  
   F/Sgt W W Jonston picture kindly supplied by Helen Jackson.  

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