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This sixth episode deals with the crew of Lancaster ND530, LE-P for Peter of No.630 Squadron from RAF East Kirkby.

Pilot officer Len Barnes and his men took off on 15/16 March 1944. Their target was Stuttgart. The crew were Pilot Officer L. A. Barnes, Pilot who evaded capture and escaped to Spain; Sergeant K. A. Walker, Flight Engineer, who also evaded capture and was hidden by a French family until the liberation; Sergeant J. H. Overholt RCAF, Mid Upper Gunner, who was killed and buried at Saint Gilles; Sergeant T. A. Fox, Rear Gunner who was also killed and buried at Saint Gilles; Flying Officer M. Geisler, Navigator who became a PoW at Stalag Luft 1 in Barth; Sergeant G. E. Plowman, Wireless Operator who was a PoW at Stalag 357, Fallingbostel. Sergeant M. E. Gregg, Bomb Aimer, who also was a PoW at Stalag Luft 1, Barth).

All were RAF, except Sergeant Overholt, who was RCAF.

We will remember them !!!
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