HX236 Halifax III HD-J

20th December 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner  
  F/O J Scales Sgt R T H Headford F/S W Ferris F/S J R G Matthews Sgt T G Townson F/S A M Le Grand P/O R H H Lunniss  
  Take Off :- 17:03   Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Frankfurt  
  Details :- HX236 is believed to have crashed in the vacinity of Wiesbaden.  
  650 aircraft including 257 Halifax detailed to take part in this raid, 27 Halifax aircraft were lost including HX236 and HX273 from 466 Squadron.  
  All the crew were originally buried in Winzenheim before being re-buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.  
  Picture of Sgt R T H Headford kindly donated by Tara Atkinson.  
  Picture of FS J R G Matthews kindly donated by his Grandson Stephen Bath.  
  Picture of Sgt T G Townson kindly donated by Mike Townson.  

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