HE153 Wellington X HD-G
14th February 1943
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Air Gunner  
  F/S W R Martin Sgt J F Loudon P/O H J S Harmer Sgt B D Hall Sgt J J Robson  
  RAAF - injured injured injured injured    
  Take Off :- 18:25   Base :- RAF Leconfield Mission :- Cologne
  Details :- HE153 crashed at 00:01 on the return leg due to fuel shortage caused by difficulty manipulating the petrol cocks, coming down near Warter Priory, East Pocklington.  
  243 aircraft including 85 Wellington's detailed to attack, 3 Wellington's lost including HE164 and HE153 from 466 squadron. local records suggest that the target marking had only a limited success.  
  Sgt Robson is buried in Hooker Gate (St Patrick) Cemetery, County Durham.  
  Sgt J J Robson picture courtesy of Paul Dixon.  

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