|Sgt. A. Gourd RAF,
mid-upper gunner with the Sgt A. Mitchell crew of 428 Squadron,
died on August 27/28, 1943
when Halifax V EB-216 coded NA-R was shot down by a night fighter while
approaching the target at Nurnburg.
Also lost was Sgt A. Mitchell RAF Pilot; F/O J. McLeish RCAF, 2nd Pilot; Sgt H. Gordon RAF, Flight Engineer; and F/Sgt J. Hammer RCAF, Rear gunner.
Three crew members survived to become POWs. They were Sgt G. Brown RCAF, Navigator; Sgt C. Lunny RCAF, Bomb aimer; and Sgt C. Lott RAF, Wireless Op..
Photo graciously supplied by Cynthia Green, niece of Sgt A. Gourd.