Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre - Lancaster LM209

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Reference WMO262886

Address:

B1193

Tattershall Thorpe

LN4 4PL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Tree/s
Materials:
  • Flora and Fauna Tree(s)
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Rowan tree with stainless steel plaque mounted on a support stake and board, situated below the tree. Records show that the above aircraft took off from Dunholme Lodge at 2045 on the evening of the 11th September to attack Darmstadt, part of a force of 226 Lancasters and 14 Mosquitors of which 12 Lancasters (5.3%) were lost. [Bomber Command War Diaries] Crashed 0030 into a wood, about 1km SW of Darmstadt airfield and between the town of Griesheim and the western side of Darmstadt. The wreckage lay undiscovered until 10 May 1947, when the authorities examined a large crater and recovered the remains of the crew. All were initially interred at Neckargemund, later re-interred in Durnbach War Cemetery. Page 415, Volume 5 Bomber Command Losses.
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A. R. Squibbs is recorded as Reginald Arthur Squibbs, 121396, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Harold Edwin and Ada Lucella Polly Squibbs, of Cardigan; husband of Joan Kathleen Squibbs, of Cardigan. Age 35. Albert Furnival, 1818904, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Son of Albert and Frances Furnival, of West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Age 20. John Singer, 560847, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of Hugh Guthrie Singer and Elizabeth Singer, of Aberdeen. Age 24. James Francis Parry, 55216, Royal Air Force. James Davison, 1480506, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Son of James and Janie Davison, of Carryduff, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Age 25. David Greenley, 1591783, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Son of Benjamin and Blanche Greenley, of Anlaby, Yorkshire. Age 19. Lloyd George Evans, R/115196, Royal Canadian Air Force, Son of Emry and Alice Evans; husband of Helene M. Evans. Age 22.

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