156 Squadron Mission Details
Target: Nurnburg
Mission Date: 30/03/1944
Mission Comments:
Rego Type Captain Departed Over Target Height Returned Flight Time Comments ORB Slide
LL861    P/O IRVING            T/o 2150 Ludford Magna on ABC duties. Shot down, on the outward flight, by a Me110 flown by Hptm Gustav Tham, IV./NJG5 and crashed near Lauterbach, 10 km NNE of Eisanach. The bomber exploded with great force, scattering debris over a wide area. Six including the specialist operator, F/O Litchfield RCAF, are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, while two are buried in Berlin 1939 -1945 War Cemetery.  1503