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Lancaster III PB208 crashed in the North Sea 24/7-1944.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 619 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded PG-S.
T/O 23:00 Dunholme Lodge. OP: Kiel.
PB208 is believed to have crashed into the North Sea, probably south west of the
island of Sylt where a German night fighter piloted by Leutnant Molowitz of
9.NJG 3 claimed two four engine bombers.
One at 01:45 hours and the other at 02:00 hours.
The body of Air Bomber P/O Allan D. Aumell RCAF was found washed ashore at
Thorsminde beach and was laid to rest in Søndre Nissum cemetery by the Wehrmacht
Pilot John Parker, Flt. Engr. Sgt Norman M. Rice, Navigator P/O George A. Grigg,
W/Op Sgt William A. Sharp, Air Gnr. F/S James Broll and Air Gnr. Sgt Allan
Dickson have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Sources: BCL, FAF, CWGC.
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