MS494 Wellington X HD-W
29th May 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Air Gunner  
  Sgt L O H Upjohn Sgt W V Garfield Sgt J Paterson Sgt R A Napier P/O F Hay DFM  
  RAAF - P.o.W. P.o.W. P.o.W. P.o.W.    
  Take Off :- 22:26   Base :- RAF Leconfield Mission :- Wuppertal  
  Details :- MS494 was shot down by a night-fighter in a Do217 and crashed at 00:50 near Beesel (Limburg), 12 km North East of Roermond, Holland.  
  719 aircraft including 113 Wellington's detailed to attack, 8 Wellington's lost including HE212 and MS494 from 466 Squadron.  
  P/O Hay is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.  
  Sgt Upjohn - PoW number is 43, he was in camps L6/357.  
  Sgt Garfield - PoW number is 222512, he was in camp 4B.  
  Sgt Paterson - PoW number is 223, he was in camps L6/357.  
  Sgt Napier - PoW number is 40, he was in camps L6/357.  
  The Bristol Hercules engines on MS494 were Port SS10434/A377414, Starboard SS10440/A37420  

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