Tuesday, September 20, 2022

A Memorial Service is Coming Together on November 25th, 2022

On November 25th, 2022, a great effort will come together to mark the 80th anniversary of the loss of Royal Air Force Lancaster R5695EM-C over the North Sea, NWN off the Bergen an Zee, Netherlands.  The eight man crew was returning from a bombing mission over Haselunne, Germany on November 25th, 1942 and were "lost without a trace".  However, the love of family members, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, most gone now too, kept the flame of memory aglow.  We will be honoring them at the airfield they last departed - Langar Airfield in Nottingham, UK.


Alfred Joseph Parkyn, pilot.
Palisades, New Jersey, USA


James McGregor Allan
 Mimico, Ontario, Canada


Eugene Edward Chouiniere, Gunner
Waterford/Cohoes, NY, USA


John James Gallimore
Ashton, Lancashire, UK



James Louis Guichard
Dearborn, Michigan, USA


Jack Slater
Hyde, Cheshire, UK


William James Vandervoort, navigator
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada



Windsor Francis Richard Webb
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK


Here are links to earlier blog posts about Lancaster R5695EM-C

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