On Friday, 28 July 1944, (a part of) the aircraft of the 630 squadron (RNZAF), took off for a mission to Stuttgart in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near East Kirkby.
One of the crew members was Flight Lieutenant G R Joblin DFC RNZAF. He departed for his mission at 21:53.
He flew with a Avro Lancaster (type III, with serial ND797 and code LE-W). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Saturday, 29 July 1944.
Information about aircraft who did not return from this mission can be found here. Information about the other crew members on this flight can be found at this website (Aircrew Remembered). This website also provides the flight information for this record.
Photo: Flight Engineer, W A Butcher. Tnx Shirley Moulsley (nnn Butcher)
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