W/CDR S. Blanchard
of 426 Squadron
Commanding Officer from Jan. 1, 1943-Feb. 14, 1943
Shot down by a Nightfighter on Feb. 14/15,
1943, while on
operations to Cologne.
The other crew members also killed were:
Sgt. K. Tutton RCAF, 2nd Pilot; F/O P. Jeanneret RCAF, Navigator;
Sgt P. Corley RAF, Bomb Aimer; F/Sgt A. Longwell RCAF, Wireless Op;
F/Sgt J. Eveline RCAF, Rear Gunner.