On 9 January 1944, Pilot R.M. "Tex" Davenport (Flying Officer, RCAF) service number J/18048, flew Spitfire IX serial MH827 for this duty: Rhubarb. His mission was not completed. Circumstances of the aircraft loss: Hit by flak, crashed near Hesdin. This aircraft was a part of squadron no. 401 RCAF. The location for the map is Hesdin, France. Circumstances at the end of this mission for Davenport: he successfully bailed out and evaded capture returning to his unit in the Uk on 10 April 1944.