576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Dennis Ovenden Navigator

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location & layout of airfield.

Timeline & airfield today

Squadrons at Fiskerton,

The Avro Lancaster

B.C Form 10/ Lancaster Pilots Notes

A Typical Raid.

Images Page1, Main airfield.

Images Page 2, Main Airfield.

Images page 3, Main airfield.

Image Page Dispersed sites,

Wartime Images, page 1

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Misc. images.Page 1.

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576 Sqn Lancaster PD 309 recovery

150 Squadron R.A.F.


576 Sqn Wing/Cmdr Basil Arthur Templeman-Rooke

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Leslie Brown

576 Sqn. Flt/Sgt Eddie Wise

49 sqn Flt/Lt Charles Dunnet

49 Sqn Fred Cooper.

576 Sqn F/O William Carland Johnston

49 Sqn Flt/Lt Victor Medway Arnold

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Charles Roach

 49 Sqn Sgt. E.B.(Ted) Cachart.

49 Sqn Sgt Douglas D.R. Dalaway

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Bertram W. Roberts

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Johnny Musgrove

576 Sqn Flying Officer Edward L Saslove

49 Sqn Pilot Officer Edgar R. G. Haines D.F.M.

576 Sqn Flt/Lt Herbert Benson

576 Sqn Flying Officer Frank Wilson

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Dennis Ovenden

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Danny Ranchuk

576 Sqn Flt/Sgt Ken Tamkin.

49 Sqn Flying Officer Alexander V Bone

576 Sqn Sgt Stanley Lloyd

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Frederick Taylor, DFM

576 Sqn Warrant Officer Reg Croot

49 Sqn. S/L J.E Raw-Rees D.F.C.

576 Sqn Sgt Alfred Thorpe Turton

 576 Sqn Warrant Officer Eugene Patrick (Jimmy) Collins

576 Sqn. F/O R Bastick & Crew

576 Sqn. Sgt. George Lynn.

576 Sqn Airman Ron Kent

576 Sqn. Sgt. D.Girling.

576 Sqn F/O A.J.L Ridge

576 Sqn F/O Archibald de Largy Greig

Contact & links to similar sites,


The information on this page was supplied by Jackie Callahan.

Her Late Father was a 576 Sqn navigator who flew from Fiskerton in F/O Carter's crew, from December 1944 completing his tour by the end of hostilities.


He was: F/Sgt. Dennis Ovenden.Born 23/12/23 in Bermondsey, Sth. london. 

 After the war, he worked for the GEC company, owned a sweet/toy shop and became the Foreshore Attendant at Herne Bay, kent.

He married, had one child and two Grandchildren. He remained in contact with his pilot F/O Ian (Mick) Carter until his death on 13th february 1995

-fifty-years to the day they were returning from Dresden and had to make an emergency landing in France because of engine trouble.

Crew Image,
From left to right...
Flight Sergant 'Curly' Dray, Rear Gunner
Flight Sergant Bob Townsend, Bomb Aimer
Flight Sergant Douggie Myer, Engineer
Flight Officer Ian 'Mick' Carter, Pilot
Flight Sergant Ray Wilson, Wireless Operator
Flight Sergant Dennis 'Denny' Ovenden, Navigator
Flight Sergant 'Taffy' Davies, Mid Upper Gunner

Dennis, Wife Joan and Daughter Jackie, 1964 Trafalgar Square.
Dennis in his shop, 1970.