Son of a Bomber Boy looking for info

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  1. andy j

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    I am the son of A Bomber Boy who completed 51 ops with Bomber Command 1943-45.
    I have constructed a web site in my dads memory raf-bombercommand - home.
    The site is an on going project and I am continually looking for more information to expand it.
    Can anyone help me find out what happened to Lancaster Bomber ED995 PH-X like how she was shot down and was the wreck ever recovered? Also any info on 12 and 463 squadrons would be greatly appreciated.

    Andy J
     
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    I can't help you, Andy, but I can welcome you to the forum. There are a
    lot of good people here with access to a lot of reference material. Maybe
    one will step forward.

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    here is a link with a lot of stuff on the plane ur looking for. dont know if u seen it yet or not. Good luck on your search, and welcome to the forums.
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum. I've had a quick look, but haven't got anything specific on that particular aircraft. What sort of info do you want on the two Squadrons? I might have some snippets, although there are sure to be other people here with much more.
     
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    Welcome Andy!
     
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    Welcome Andy and greetings from Poland!
     
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    G'day Andy!. Welcome mate..:D
     
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    hello and welcome andy
     
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    post a date of the shoot down as I have German documents that might help if it was a night fighter or ?
     
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    ED 995 PH-X was lost on a raid on Hanover on the night of 8th Oct 1943.
    coming down near Hamblin.
    One survivor Sgt Bemrose any further info would be appreciated

    Andy
     
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    Andy a strong possibility is this chap :

    flying a ? Do 217J, at 01.54hrs. S.W. of Hannover, Lt. Hans-Joachim Beck
     
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