Sergeant Arthur Charles Norman Morris RAFVR

Crew Sergeant Arthur Charles Morris
Service Number 1168349 RAFVR
Awards
Awarded
Citation
Squadrons No.623 Squadron – No.115 Squadron
   
Known Movements No.623 Squadron 08.10.1943 (in)
  No.1678 Con.Unit 06.12.1943 (no leaving date)
  No.115 Squadron 08.01.1944 (In)
   
Promotions Unknown
   
   

 

OPERATIONS FLOWN

No.623 Squadron RAF Downham Market (Short Stirling Mk.III)

22.10.1943
Pilot
Mining (Nectarines)
BK803 IC-U

Veg planted. Duty Carried Out.

03.11.1943
Pilot
Mining (Frisian Islands)
Bk727 IC-S

Veg planted. Duty Carried Out.

25.11.1943
Pilot
Mining (Elderberry)
LJ450 IC-V

Sergeant Morris return early due to icing conditions. Reported severe electrical storm over Channel. Aircraft return to base, duty not carried out.

Operations flown with No.115 Squadron RAF Witchford.  (Avro Lancaster Mk.B.II)

14.01.1944
Pilot – F/Lt K Harris
2nd Pilot
Brunswick
DS661 JI-Z

Identified target by means of red & green markers on which dropped his bombs from 21,500ft large  A well  concentrated attack.

 

21.01.1944
Pilot
Magdeburg
DS833 KO-S

 

Identified target by means of green markers on which dropped his bombs from 21,000ft. Scattered fire seen.  Aircraft was hit over HANOVER by flak sustaining holes in starboard rudder  and port petrol  tank. Attacked appeared to be scattered.

27.01.1944
Pilot
BERLIN
LL682 KO-P

MISSING

Take off Witchford at 1757hrs.  Last heard on W/T at 0055hrs transmitting a weak SOS. The transmission was extremely weak but put the Lancaster on a bearing of 020 degrees from RAF Binbrook.  An intense ASR search was undertaken but sadly nothing was found of the young crew.