Air Operations: (No. 454 Squadron Baltimore aircraft FW643), Italy, 19 April 1945

On 19 April 1945 No. 454 Squadron Baltimore FW643 went missing over the Po area and was reported as having crashed in flames, believed to have resulted from bomb fragmentation damage caused by bombing from too low an altitude.

The crew members of FW643 were:

Sergeant James Leonard Buxton (1387989) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Sergeant Ian James Hendry (1804795) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Sergeant Gordon William Lauder (1865921) (RAFVR) (Wireless Operator Air Gunner)
Sergeant Frank Gilmore Lister (1673359) (RAFVR) (Pilot)


Lax, M. R. (Mark Roger) Alamein to the Alps: 454 Squadron RAAF 1941-1945, M R Lax Wanniassa ACT 2903, 2006
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records

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