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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 I (Reg. ED781 DX-)


Historical Data:
Taking off at 2252 from Scamptonb on a mission to Wuppertal, their Lancaster I (Reg. ED781 DX-) was shot down by a night-fighter piloted by Oblt. Wilhelm Telge (Stab.II./NJG1, and crashed at 0120 at Lantin near Li├Ęge, France. Six of the crewmen were killed, one was taken into captivity.