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  Sergeant Charles Tarr  
 

Sgt Charles Tarr - RAFVR

 
Sgt Charles Tarr  was serving as an air gunner on board Lancaster Mk. II DS-740 coded QO-Z during an operation to Braunschweig on January 14/15 1944. The aircraft failed to return from this operation and all hands onboard were lost when it crashed 6km from Northeim. 

The crew were initially buried at Lagerhausen but were later re-interred at Hanover War Cemetery.

The other crewmembers were:

Name

Service

Trade

Age

P/O Donald Rae

RCAF

Pilot

21

Sgt. Kenneth Evans

RAFVR

Flight Engineer

19

F/O Geoffrey Holmes

RAFVR

Navigator

22

P/O David Lyng

RCAF

Bomb Aimer

-

F/Sgt Edward Howe

RAFVR

W/Op/A/G

21

WO/2 William Hoppus

RCAF

Air Gunner

26

Sergeant Charles Tarr was 29 years old at the time of his death, he was from Gorton, Manchester and the husband of Doris Tarr.


 

 
  Photo courtesy of Sharon Cassels , research by Linda Ibrom.