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The Airmen fallen in action in WW2 in Province of Province of West-Vlaanderen
Crew of Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944

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Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 166 Squadron *
* To the crash of ND705-AS-F *
* To the Memorial erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *
* Memorial where the crew is commemorated *

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EMSON, RONALD

Sergeant, 1500221, 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave V. E. 1., COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
GLASSON, REX ARTHUR

Pilot Officer, 417300, 166 sqd
Royal Australian Air Force, Australian
Buried: Grave V. E. 10., COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
KING, JOHN GRANVILLE

Flight Sergeant, 410000, 166 sqd
Royal Australian Air Force, Australian
Buried: Grave V. E. 7., COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
LLOYD, CYRIL WILLIAM

Sergeant, 1603206, 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave V. E. 2., COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
PROFFITT, WILLIAM JOHN

Sergeant, 1029514, 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave V. E. 3., COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
HAWKEN D W C

Pilot Officer, 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Dunquerke Cemetery (F)

Killed in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
PREATOR L S

Sergeant, 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Missing in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
crew
SEWELL D A

Squadron Leader , 166 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL

Missing in action
Incident: on Lancaster ND705-AS-F fallen off coast on 19/03/1944
More info about him, here
Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
Aircrew Remembered

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