Sergeant Dennis Williams RAFVR

Crew Sergeant Dennis William
Service Number 657696 RAFVR
Awards
Awarded
Citation
Squadrons No.623 Squadron – No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron
   
Known Movements No.1651 Con Unit  18.10.1943 (Out)
  No.623 Squadron 24.10.1943 (In) 06.12.1943 (Out)
  No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron 06.12.1943
   
   
Promotions
   

 

OPERATIONS FLOWN

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

03.11.1943
Pilot
Mining (Frisian Islands)
LJ443 IC-G

Veg planted, Duty Carried Out.

25.11.1943
Pilot
Mining (South West France)
LJ443 IC-G

Returned early to base  owing to icing effecting aircraft controls.  Duty not carried out.

No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron RAF Downham Market (Short Stirling Mk.III)

16.12.1943
Pilot
Mining (Cinnamon)
EE888 HA-K

MISSING

Notes:

The crew departed RAF Downham Market at 16:55hrs and headed to the Cinnamon mining area off La Rochelle. The cause of loss as not been confirmed,there are no night fighter claims that can be matched at this time. The Stirling crashed into the sea killing all the crew, six of which were original members. The crew were never found and are remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.  Not flying on this operation was Flight Sergeant R H Osborne RAAF the crews Bombaimer. He was killed while attacking Chambly Railway complex on May 1st / 2nd 1944 with F/Lt I Jones and crew.