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Flight Sergeant Leslie Millis - RAFVR

 
 Flight Sergeant Leslie Millis was serving as Navigator on board Lancaster Mk. II DS-824 coded JI-K during an operation to Magdeburg on January 21/22, 1944. The aircraft took off from Waterbeach at 1956hrs and crashed in Ijsselmeer killing everyone on board.

The crew consisted of:

Name

Service

Hometown

Age

Memorial Site

P/O John Williams

RAFVR

-

-

Staveren General cemetery

Sgt James Keenan

RAFVR

-

-

Runnymede Memorial

F/O Donald Henshaw

RAFVR

Hunstead,Surrey

27

Runnymede Memorial

F/Sgt Wilbur Chapman

RAAF

Dawson, S.Australia

26

Hindeloopen Protestant Churchyard

Sgt Arthur Pratt

RAFVR

-

-

Runnymede Memorial

F/Sgt Ernest Lane

RAFVR

-

-

Wonseradeel Protestant Churchyard

 Flight Sergeant Leslie Noel Millis RAFVR was the son of William Noel and Margaret Ethel Millis of Teddington, Middlesex. He was aged 22 at the time of his death and is buried at Wonseradeel Protestant Churchyard. He is believed to have trained at Belleville, Ontario as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

 
  Photo courtesy of Sarah Smith, special thanks to Marvin Millis, research by Ken Holmes.