156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Boulogne
Mission Date: 17/09/1944
Mission Comments: 6 A/C detailed for operations on BOULOGNE. S/L A.E.G. COCHRANE was Master Bomber and the Commanding Officer (W/C T.L. BINGHAM-HALL DFC) was Deputy Master Bomber.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB486  Lancaster III  S/L COCHRANE  07:34  8.27  9500  09:56      472 
PB186  Lancaster III  W/C BINGHAM-HALL  07:34  8.26  11000  09:55  02:21  Target attacked at 0826.12 hrs from 11,000 ft. TI's Green 50 yds from A/P to south. Own TI's first down on the A/P followed by Master. TI Red quite close to our own. Bommbing appeared good at first but later fell to the south west. Target remarked on the red to the south west a little. One photo attempted. Bomb load 7 TI Red 'A' 7 TI Red LB 'A'  472 
ND422  Lancaster  F/O LEWIS  07:39      09:28    Abortive. Bomb sight U/S  472 
ND875  Lancaster  F/Lt DOYLE  07:40  8.30  10600  09:55      472 
PB507  Lancaster  W/C ISON  07:39      10:15  02:36    DSCF0033 
PB375  Lancaster  S/L CLAYTON  07:41  08.34  9500  09:51  02:10    DSCF0033