At the date of 21-07-1944, time: 0135, the aircraft type Lancaster has been lost. The location of the plane was found at: Veghel (road Veghel-Uden). The unit of crew and plane is: 75 Sqdn. First flyer rank: Pilot Officer, name: H. Whittington. The plane belonged to the Allied forces.
The photograph of the crew of Lancaster Bomber ME 691, 75 (NZ) Squadron shot down at 1.33 am on the 21st July 1944.
Back Row L to R F/Sgt Andrew Crawford Fletcher,- rear gunner, F/O Philip Edwin Tompkins,- wireless operator, Sgt Don W Gore,- flight engineer, Sgt Alfred Alexander Simpson,- air bomber.
Front Row L to R F/L Joseph Stevens,- navigator, Plt. Off. Harold (Dick) Whittington,- pilot, Sgt Ronald John Morton Batty, mid upper gunner. Sgt Don W Gore was the only survivor and was taken prisoner and sent to camps Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft VII.
Thanks to Robert Nicholson