Crew : Flight Sergeant Kenneth George Whitting RAAF
Service Number (s) : 413058
Conversion Unit : Unknown
No.623 Squadron : 16th August 1943
No.1678 HCU : 6th December 1943
No.514 Squadron : 15th December 1943
Operations flown with No.623 Squadron
Flight Sergeant Nesbitt & Crew
Target attacked from 16000ft on Green TI Markers. Well concentrating spreading fires
Trip was abandoned as no Gee fix could be obtained within 25 miles of the garden area.
Pilot Officer Shaw & crew
Bombed target from 16,500ft. Visibility over the target area was good, built up areas seen. Bombs dropped on TI Markers.
Veg planted, duty carried out.
Mines planted, duty carried out.
Operations flown with No.514 Squadron(Avro Lancaster Mk.B.II)
0037hrs – MISSING
Failed to return from an attack on Berlin 23/24th December 1943. The Lancaster crashed near Osteim-Frieburg Germany. Six of the original crew including 25-year-old Kenneth Whitting were killed. He and his crew are buried in the Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany.