Flight Sergeant Mervyn Langdon MOREY

Service No: 419096
Born: Lockhart NSW, 13 September 1923
Enlisted in the RAAF: 14 July 1942 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 195 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Witchford
Died: Air Operations: (No. 195 Squadron Lancaster aircraft NG219), Germany, 4 November 1944, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Rheinberg War Cemetery, Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harold Herbert William and Emily Edith Morey, of Urangeline East, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Albury NSW
Remembered: Panel 127, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1135 hours on 4 November 1944 Lancaster N219 took off from Witchford detailed to bomb Salingen, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. The aircraft crashed near Solingen, which is approximately 13 miles south east of Dusseldorf and all the crew members were killed.

The crew members of NG219 were:

Sergeant George Spalding Brown (1568787) (RAFVR) (Navigator)
Sergeant Isaac Ivan Cohen (1893247) (RAFVR) (Mid Upper Gunner)
Sergeant Stanley Price Hunt (1867689) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Flight Sergeant Mervyn Langdon Morey (419096) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Warrant Officer Eric Meudway Morris (185979) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Flying Officer George Alexander Mortimer (J/35773) (RCAF) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant Raymond William Sidney Tilsed (1853579) (RAFVR) (Rear Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/28/434

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