156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Nurnburg
Mission Date: 2/01/1945
Mission Comments: Contain ex 156 Squadron Crew
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
PB477    W/C LAWSON  15:54          T/O 1554 Gransden Lodge. Crashed at Rohrau, 3km ENE from the small town of Nufringen. Those who died rest in Durnbach War Cemetery. W/C Lawson had participated in at least 92 operational sorties, while F/L Duke had served in India with 31 Squadron, details of his DFM having been published on 21 November 1941. At 35, S/L Crawford RCAF was senior in years to the majority of operational aircrew.