L to R: C. J. Bettsworth and P.
Newland of 426 Squadron. They were part of the
M. Summers crew, which failed to return from operations to Stuttgart on
Oct. 7/8, 1943
while flying Lancaster II DS-689 coded OW-S.
The crew consisted of:
P/O M Summers
F/Sgt F Neal
2nd Pilot RCAF
Sgt C. Bettsworth RAF, Flight
F/O J. Beaton RCAF, Navigator; Evaded
P/O J. Wilde RCAF Bomb aimer
P/O G. Davies RAF Wireless Op
Sgt G. Aldous RAF Mid upper gunner
P/O P. Newland RAF Rear gunner.
Photo graciously supplied by David Welch.