W/Cdr. L. Crooks RAF of 426 Squadron
Commanding Officer from Feb. 15, 1943--Aug. 17, 1943

Shot down by a fighter while on operations to Peenemunde on
Aug. 17/18, 1943.

Other crewmembers were:
Sgt J. Hislop RAF, Flight Engineer; F/Sgt A. Howes RAF, Navigator;
Sgt K. Reading RAF, Bomb Aimer; F/Lt F. Marsh RCAF, Wireless Op;
P/O T. Dos Santos RCAF, Mid-upper Gunner; P/O H. Smith RCAF, Rear Gunner.