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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Loss of Lancaster III (Reg. Ed701 PM-B2)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 2139 from Elsham Wolds on a mission to Leverkusen, their Lancaster III (Reg ED701 PM-B2) was shot down by a night-fighter pilted by Oblt Heinz StrĂ¼ning (I./NJG1) and crashed near the castle at Heusden (Noord Brabant), 7 km NE of Waalwijk, Holland. All seven crewmen were killed.