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Service:Royal Air Force
Service Number:1685515


25 April 1944Lancaster ME717: Aircraft was damaged by a German night-fighter during a bombing mission to München and subsequently force landed on the island of Corsica.
22 June 1944Lancaster ME795: Aircraft was damaged by a German fighter during a bombing mission to Wesseling and subsequently abandoned near Henlow, Bedfordshire, after returning to British airspace.


Chorley, W.R. 2007 Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War - Volume 4: 1943. Hickley: Midland Publishing.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1952, Dunbar, Maxwell 424162 - RAAF casualty file, A705, 166/10/224.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1960, RACKLEY, Lionel Norman - (Flight Sergeant); Service Number - 414828; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft ME717; Place - Barton Cutting, Bedfordshire, England; Date - 22 June 1944, A705, 166/35/264.

Record updated on 20 March 2018.


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