156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Emden
Mission Date: 6/09/1944
Mission Comments: 11 A/C detailed for operations on two targets. S/L T.E. ISON DFC was Master Bomber, and S/L A.W.G. COCHRANE DFC Deputy Master Bomber with two other aircraft attacked LE HAVRE. The remainder attacked EMDEN. 1 A/C returned early with engine trouble.
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB468  Lancaster III  F/Lt ROLLIN  16:21  18.29  17500  20:26  04:05  Bombed Docks  DSCF0009 
NE120  Lancaster  F/Lt CANN  16:22  18.26  17000  20:22  04:00    DSCF0010 
ND929  Lancaster  S/L RAW  16:24  18.27  18000  20:19  03:55    DSCF0010 
PA966  Lancaster  S/L ROBERTSON  16:25      19:33  03:08  Task EMDEN. Abortive. Superchargers U/S. 2 x 1,000 ANM 44, 1 x 1,000 ANM 65, 5402N 0410E at 1823 hrs 11,000 st Safe. To lighten load for landing.  DSCF0010 
PB375  Lancaster  P/O CUTHILL  16:29  18.54  17000  20:13  03:44    DSCF0010 
ND618  Lancaster III  S/L CLAYTON  16:30  18.27  16000  20:16  03:46    DSCF0010 
ND534  Lancaster III  F/Lt TEMPLE  16:28  18.30  19000  20:18  03:50    DSCF0011