HX233 Halifax III HD-C
28th January 1944
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner 2nd Pilot
  F/L F W Mack P/O H G Hunt P/O N E Ward Sgt C J Barron Sgt H J Wright F/S A Morgan F/S D S Alexander F/S D J Cowin
  Take Off :- 00:24 Base :- RAF Leconfield   Mission :- Berlin  
  Details :- Shortly after bombing HX233 was attacked by a night-fighter at 19,000ft and was partially abandoned. The aircraft coming down at Hirschfelde, Germany (approx 18 miles North-East of Berlin) after exploding in the air.
  677 aircraft including 241 Halifax detailed on the mission, 26 Halifax aircraft were lost including HX233, HX294 and HX345 from 466 Squadron.
  Those of the crew who died are buried in the Berlin 1939 - 1945 War Cemetery.
  P/O Hunt - PoW number is 3367 in camp L3.    
  P/O Ward - PoW number is 3460 in camp L3.
  Photograph of F/S Douglas Cowin kindly supplied by his niece, Joan Dunn (nee Cowin)
  Photograph of P/O Herbert George Hunt kindly supplied by Craig White
  Photograph of Sgt Cedric Jack Barron kindly supplied by Christina Hamilton

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