156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Douai
Mission Date: 14/06/1944
Mission Comments: Mostly ex 156 members in this crew
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
NE172    ?/? HEWITT  00:24          T/O 0024 Little Staughton to bomb rail facilities. Believed to have been shot down by a night fighter, crashing 4 km SW of Adinkerke in the Belgian Province of Veurne. All are buried in Coxyde Military cemetery. W/O Crosby and P/O Wilson had won their awards while serving with 156 Squadron and details had been Gazetted on 2 June 1944. That gained by F/S Bouch was for service with 582 Squadron and was not published in the London Gazette until 25 January 1946