Lancaster LL763

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  1. mikecasey

    mikecasey New Member

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    Good morning to you all. My father was a tail gunner in Lancasters. His final mission was on the night of 14/15 March 1944, when he was one of 2 survivors from Lancaster LL763 over Stuttgart. his name was lawrence joseph Casey. Any information regarding this mission or details of his squadron, aircraft lettering etc would be very much appreciated.

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    are you sure about the serial number?
     
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    Welcome Mikecasey to the site.
     
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    Mike :

    the serial number is incorrect.

    Lancaster I, 115 squadron, A4-K2, serial # LL 693, Lancaster shot down and the men killed were interned at the D├╝rnbach war cemetery. 5 crew members were killed, the other survivor was Sergeant R. Favager, Take off was at 19.34 hours from Witchford.

    no other 115 squad, a/c were downed on this terrible mission

    The Luftwaffe was up in force claiming some 40 bombers with at least 18 of them Lancasters on the March 15/16, 1944 date . . . .
     
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    that's why i asked about the serial, that serial was never issued to a lanc!
     
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    Sorry Mike can't help you with your quest but greetings from the son of an Aussie midupper gunner with 467 RAAF Squadron. My Father was a mid upper gunner on Lancasters Dad was at Waddington in an Aussie Lancaster Squadron 467
     
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