RAF 166 Squadron

Crew Photographs - Missing or Lost

Lancaster Mk III  AS-J2  PB153

Flt. Sgt. Bill Hilder & Crew

Lost 16/17 March 1945

Tasking Nurnberg, Germany

6 crew Buried Durnbach War Cemetery

1 POW
Hilder Crew
L to R Rear


Flt. Sgt. William Leslie Hilder  RAF  1684920 - Pilot

Flt. Sgt. Ronald Thomas Guscott  RAF  1587777 - Flight Engineer

Flt. Sgt. Eric Alexander Roy  RNZAF  4213333 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. Jack William Richards  RAF  1603064 - Navigator

Sgt. L. Titmus  RAF  303255 - Rear Gunner  - survived became POW


L to R Front


Sgt. Mervyn Desmond Sylvester Davis  RNZAF  427103 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. Eric Charles Wilkie  RAF  1899093 - Mid Upper Gunner


       
Sorties »   posted in 7 February 1945 Notes:
       
1 Mar 1945 ND857  AS-G Mannheim  
2 Mar 1945 ME297  AS-Q Cologne  
5 Mar 1945 PB153  AS-J2 Chemnitz  
7 Mar 1945 " Dessau  
8 Mar. 1945 NG304  AS-T Kassel  
16 Mar. 1945 PB153  AS-J2 Nuremberg missing nothing heard after take-off