LV833 Halifax III HD-P
24th July 1944
Pilot Bomb Aimer Navigator Wireless Operator Flight Engineer Mid Upper Gunner Rear Gunner 2nd Pilot
  F/O R J Walsh DFC F/S K W Campbell F/S K B Smith F/S P J Conway Sgt R Palmer Sgt H N Lloyd F/S M S Whiteley P/O W D Croft
  Take Off :- 21:22 Base :- RAF Driffield   Mission :- Stuttgart  
            Modern overlay view of the target area
  Details :- LV833 crashed 01:45 after colliding with HX243 into a thickly wooded area 1km South West of Plattenhardt, 14km South of Stuttgart.
  614 aircraft detailed for this mission including 153 Halifax, 4 Halifax were lost including HX243 and LV833 from 466 Squadron.
  F/O Walsh, F/O Croft, F/S Smith and F/S Conway were buried in Bonlanden Cemetery before being re-buried to Durnbach War Cemetery in 1947.
  Sgt Palmer, Sgt Lloyd and F/S Whiteley are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
  F/S Campbell - PoW number is 445 at Stalag Luft Bankau-Kreulberg.
   Picture of F/S P J Conway and F/S M S Whiteley courtesy of National Archives Australia.
  Picture of P/O W D Croft courtesy of Australian War Memorial.

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