156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Berlin
Mission Date: 27/03/1943
Mission Comments: 12 a/c detailed for operations, 11 took off but 1 failed to return. (SGT WALLIS and crew).
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
W4851  Lancaster I  S/L DONALDSON  19:55  23.00  16,500  03:00      117 
ED615  Lancaster I  S/L GRIMSTON  19:55  23.01  21,000  03:05      117 
W4845  Lancaster I  P/O ANDERSEN  20:05  23.59  18000  03:10    A/C seen hit by flak and blow up over target, and green T.I. flares were seen to fall from A/C.  117 
W4902  Lancaster  W/O TAYLOR  20:10  23.00  18,500  02:40      117 
W4891  Lancaster  F/Lt ISAACSON  20:10  23.01  18,200  03:30      117 
W4894  Lancaster I  S/L DUIGAN  20:05  23.05  18,000  03:25      118 
W4882  Lancaster  F/Lt VERDON-ROE  20:15  23.06  19,300  03:15    Many fires were observed and one very large explosion seen. Slight heavy flak in target area. A/C was hit by 3 bursts near SYLF. One engine also rendered U/S whilst over target.  118 
W4849  Lancaster I  F/O HORAN  20:20  23.05  16,000  02:50      118 
ED474  Lancaster III  Sgt. WENDON  20:25  23.18  18,000  03:20      118 
W4930  Lancaster I  S/L WHITE  20:25  23.13  19,000  03:15      118 
W4895  Lancaster I  Sgt. WALLIS  20:25          T/O Warboys. Crashed at Doberitz, where all are buried on 9 April. Their graves are now in Berlin 139-1945 War Cemetery  118