HE368 Wellington X HD-H
26th January 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Air Gunner  
  Sgt D M L McKenzie Sgt W C Bush P/O H E Bonest Sgt C C Brownlee Sgt A R Ferriss  
  RNZAF injured   RNZAF injured  
  Take Off :- 17:04   Base :- RAF Leconfield Mission :- Lorient
  Details :- HE368 crashed at Station Road, Sutton, 2 miles North West of Retford, Nottinghamshire at 23:00 due to engine failure.  
  157 aircraft detailed to attack in poor visibility, HE368 was one of the 2 Wellington's lost.  
  Sgt D McKenzie, P/O H Bonest and Sgt C Brownlee are buried at Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard.  
  Sgt W Bush died from his injuries on 27th January and is buried in Southgate Cemetery.
    The Crash site today - HE368 crashed near the trees at the distant left    
  ** With thanks for updated information from Alex Boulby **  
  Picture of Sgt W C Bush kindly donated by Martin Lambert  

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