Operations on this day
Year Date Weekday Activity Target
1942  26/04/1942  Sunday  Seven aircraft were employed on operations. Sergeant KELHAM forced to return early with sick navigator. Seven night flying tests had been made also two local and two air firing tests.  Rostock         
1943  26/04/1943  Monday  15 aircraft detailed for operations. All took off, but one failed to return. Sgt WAUGH and crew (missing)/ F/O TOWNSEND DFC posted to GRANSDEN LODGE. F/O STRACHAN posted to A.C.R.C. 12 N.F.T. and 1 Firing test at HOLESHAM  Duisberg         
1944  26/04/1944  Wednesday  14 aircraft detailed for operations. all proceeded, 1 aircraft missing F/L A.G. R. Kayll and crew 19 non operational flights A/W/C W. T. Brooks and crew, "A" Flight Commander posted to 635 Sqdn to command  Essen  Villeneuve St George       
1945  26/04/1945  Thursday  12 Aircraft detailed for operations which were later cancelled. 2 Non Operational Flights           
Casualties on this day
Year Rank Init Surname Decoration Unit Target Date Desig Type Cemetery CWGRef Grave Pic
1943  Sgt.  D H  WAUGH    RCAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2046784  ** YES **
1943  P/O  L E  LINDSEY    RAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2056384  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  R E  FUNNELL    RAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2031500  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  S C  BROWN    RAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2037248  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  C N  BONAR    RAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2037019  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  B P  ASHCROFT    RAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2036593  ** YES **
1943  F/Sgt  L H  WATTERS    RAAF  Duisberg  26/04/1943  W4140  Lancaster I  REICHSWALD FOREST   2046777  ** YES **
1944  F/Lt  A G R  KAYLL    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766653  ** YES **
1944  F/O  J W C  DARVALL    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766649  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  FLETCHER    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766651  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  R A K  RIDDLE    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766657  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  J D  MANLEY    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766655  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  BEATTIE    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766647  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  WALLER    RAF  Essen  26/04/1944  JB307  Lancaster III  ZUNDERT PROTESTANT  2766658  ** YES **