Target - Leuna (Synthetic Oil Plant)
14-15th January 1945. Avro Lancaster LM234/VN-K.
Took off from RAF Skellingthorpe at 15:55. Hit by flak and crashed near Riechmannsdorf, in the heart of the Forst Riechmannsdorf, 14 km SW from Saalfeld. Those who died are buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery. (Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1945 by W R Chorley)
Fg Off A H Nicol RAAF (Killed On Active Service)
Sgt D F Kirby RAF (Killed On Active Service)
Fg Off A M Young RAF (Killed On Active Service)
Flt Sgt W E Boutcher RAAF (Killed On Active Service)
Flt Sgt H L Wilson RAAF (Killed On Active Service)
Sgt L P Duffy RAF (PoW)
Sgt W S McClelland RAF (PoW)
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