On Wednesday, 03 March 1943, (a part of) the aircraft of the 75 squadron (RAF), took off for a mission to Frisian Islands in Netherlands from a station (airfield) in or near Newmarket.
One of the crew members was Flight Sergeant F A W Willis. He departed for his mission at 20:03.
He flew with a Short Stirling (type I, with serial N6123 and code AA-Q). His mission and of the other crew members was planned for Thursday, 04 March 1943.
Sgt. R.C. Going, R.N.Z.A.F.
Sgt E.H. Weaver,
P/O A.M. Bridgman, R.N.Z.A.F.
F/S FAW Willis,
Sgt KC Eyre,
Sgt FB Stewart,
Sgt CS Burton, R.N.Z.A.F.
photo:Frank with crew underneath the nose of their Stirling Bomner - 75 Squadron
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