|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1943, Germany|
Casualty Inquiry no: G. 872 Nov 12/1946 Lancaster Mark III LM 742 was reported missing on the night of 17/18th August, 1943, primary target for this aircraft was Peenemunde, crew were as follows:68155 S/L A.S. Raphael Pilot980905 SGT V. Smith F. EngCAN/J15882 F/O R.G. Carter Nav.1317456 SGT F. Grey A/Bomber751496 F/SGT D. Fielden WOP/AG1353125 SGT A.G. Brand M.U.A.G.1154625 FS F.B. Garrett Rear A.G.126019 FL M.H. Parry 2nd Air BomberI.R.C.C. telegram reported Raphael and Garrett as being killed. Totenliste(death roll) infomation received later stated that Garnett and Raphael were shot down at Kolpien-See south shore area. Further Totenliste received states Grey, Parry shot down Aug 18/1943 , buried August 25/1943 Pennemunde. German captured documents confirm this information. It is requested that esquires be made in order to ascertain thefate and burial details of all this crew.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery
Plot: 5. D. 8.
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
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Record added: Aug 14, 2007
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My wife's uncle was Derrick Fielden, part of the downed crew. If anyone has information regarding the report on the edit , or if D R Connolly could contact me at email@example.com Many thanks|
Added: Sep. 13, 2015
"Sgt. A.G. Brand was located buried in Swinemunde Main Cemetery, row 1, grave 9. Exhumation results do not assist identification which was taken off the cross. No trace of the rest of the crew were found although it appears likely that Berlin Detachment m...(Read more)|
Added: Aug. 7, 2013
Rest in Peace|
Added: Dec. 23, 2009