On Saturday, 03 July 1943, (a part of) the aircraft of the 90 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Koln in Germany from a station (airfield) in or near West Wickham.
One of the crew members was 139424 Flight Lieutenant R C Platt. He departed for his mission at 23:26.
He flew with a Short Stirling (type III, with serial BK718 and code WP-M). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Sunday, 04 July 1943.
Crew is buried in Overloon.
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