Air Operations (No. 464 Squadron Mosquito aircraft MM427), Germany, 2 December 1944

Mosquito MM427 took off from RAF Thorney Island at 2255 hours on the night of 2/3rd December 1944, being one of 13 aircraft from the squadron detailed to carry out night intruder operations and bomb and strafe road and rail junctions in the Rotterdam-Veale-Wesel-Ruhr areas. MM427 failed to return from the mission. It was later learned that both crew members had lost their lives and they are buried in the Rheichswald Forest War Cemetery.

The crew members of MM427 were:

Flight Sergeant John Dunn (1494694) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Pilot Officer Glyn Williams (183388) (RAFVR) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records


Lax, M. (Mark) and Leon Kane-Maguire The Gestapo Hunters: 464 Squadron RAAF 1942-5, Banner Books Maryborough QLD 4650, 1999
Vincent, D. (David) Mosquito Monograph: A history of Mosquitoes in Australia and RAAF operations, David Vincent Highbury SA 5089, 1982

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