Wartime Images,page 3

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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

Wartime images, page 2

Wartime Images,page 3.

Wartime Images page 4

Misc. images.Page 1.

Misc images, Page 2

Misc Images Page 3

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

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The images on this page were kindly supplied by artist and author John Ward, 49 Sqn Association.

Maintenance on 576 Sqn Lancasters. Main B1 hanger area.

NN806 M-Mike, Which crashed on take-off At 12.08 PM on the 8th May 1945. This was the last Lancaster lost on operations during the Second world War. The pilot of this lancaster was F/O Scott, the undercarriage collapsed during takeoff to Rotterdam on Operation Manna. The lancaster skid along the main runway for some 100 yards stopping opposite the now demolished T2 Hanger. The site of this Hanger is now the present day Firing range. The Hanger base now covered in an earth mound .

49 Sqn. Fiskerton. W/Cdr Slee's Lancaster ED702 D for Donald at despersal.

Waving them off. Fiskerton-date unknown.

Lancaster NX562 F for Freddie.

Lancaster LM227 departing Fiskerton early 1945. Waved off by station personnel including the station C/O G/Cpt Arbuthnot 2nd right.

49 Sqn lancaster EA-E. Above: W/Cmdr Alex Adams (third from left in peaked cap) chats with P/O John 'Jock' Simpson before being introduced to his crew, and the ground crew who service his allotted Lanc ND383 E-Easy. On the far left of the picture is OC 'A' Flt, S/Ldr Jim Evans, who most unusually was a navigator; he succeeded S/Ldr Graham Day. TheSimpson crew consisted of: Denis Hiscock, Nav (fourth from left); Frank Wheeler, B/A; Bob Mower, F/Eng; Arthur Highman, W/Op; Colin Winterborn, R/G; Dennis 'Johnny' Walker, M/U. (Denis Hiscock) Location was the despersal opposite the now disused Royal Observer Corp post.

576 Sqn A.A. Johnson, an air gunner in F/O Everitt's crew in his crew position.This set of photos have come from son of Tony Johnson who was M/U in F/O Everitt's crew. The bomb aimer shot shows Tommy Royle over Hamburg, their first op - Daylight 31 Mar 45 - NX562 (Mk VII interim) UL-FOX.

F/O Everitt helping to bomb up. This officer and his crew flew a total of eight war operations between 31st of March 1945 and the final war op on the 24th of April at Berchesgarten. They flew three Manna operations and a further four post-war ops.

Spitfire escort. Date/place unknown






Image taken in March 1944 showing 49 Sqn crews outside the Fiskerton locker rooms prior to take-off. John Ward.

Pre-take off status board. Fiskerton Control tower, 15-16/3/44. John Ward.

49 Sqn Christmas card,date unknown. John Ward.

Sgt. Henry Alfred Sergeant, 576 Sqn RAF. A member of F/O Bastic's crew. He and the entire crew were lost over Dortmund on 20-21/Feb. 1945. John Ward.

Sgt. Sergeant centre back row, F/O Bastic 1st right back row. Pictured with Lancaster NF975 UL-J2. Another crew lost within weeks of hostilities ending. John Ward.

F/Lt Living's Navigator, he flew from Fiskerton on a night raid to Duisberg but failed to return.

Ex 625 aircrew and ground crew airman bottom left ( ear being pulled ) is my late father LAC Ron Kent , airframe mechanic on Lancaster RF231( B2) .The crew were F/L Mcphail ( Canadian ) eng SGT George , a/b F/O B Isherwood , nav SGT Brown , wop F/S Martin . mug SGT Cowens , r/g SGT cook .

Flight crew as previous image.

Group photo of unknown persons on unknown Fiskerton accommodation site.

F/O Bastic & Crew with crashed Wellington,(Wimpy)

Airgunner, believed to be a member of F/O Bastic's Crew.

Unknown WAAF photographed on the Fiskerton playing fields opposite communal site 3. Image from the 576 Sqn "Gould" collection.