Sep. 27, 1944 Newark-on-Trent Nottinghamshire, England
1076061 Sergeant Flt. Engr. THOMAS WILLIAM LIGHTLEY, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Husband of A. Lightley, of Ashington.
Stirling lll LK453 1654 HCU The Aircraft took off at 22:30 from Wigsley for night bombing practice. On return the visability was worse and they were advised to circle and wait weather improvement. The Stirling went out of control on doing so and crashed North of the airfield. All were killed and taken to their home towns for burial.