|Crew||Sergeant William John Barrie Bishop|
|Service Number||1337955 RAFVR|
|Squadrons||No.623 Squadron – No.115 Squadron|
|No.623 Squadron 08.10.1943 (in)|
|No.1678 Con.Unit 06.12.1943 (no leaving date)|
|No.115 Squadron 25.01.1944 (In)|
No.623 Squadron RAF Downham Market (Short Stirling Mk.III)
Veg planted. Duty Carried Out.
|Mining (li de Re)|
Veg planted. Duty Carried Out successfully. Landed his aircraft at Chedburgh.
Operations Flown with No.115 Squadron RAF Witchford (Avro Lancaster Mk.B.II)
Was forced to abandon sortie due to excessive vibration and the inability to maintain height. Return to base early after jettisoning bomb load.
All the crew were killed while undertaking a night “BULLSEYE” exercise on Saturday 5th February 1944. Avro Lancaster Mk.B.II DS827 KO-B and all 8 crew were killed at 2020hrs when the aircraft crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex. Flying on board as a passenger was 1st Lt C Webber USAAF.