The J. (Jake) Thompson crew of 432 Squadron
Back row: F/O A. Borland RCAF, Bomb aimer; P/O R. Thomson RCAF, Mid-upper
Sgt W. Worthington RCAF, Rear gunner; F/O S. Harrison RCAF, Wireless Op.
Front row: F/Lt J. Thompson RCAF, Pilot; Sgt J. Sorrell RAF, Flight Engineer; F/O J. Serne RCAF, Navigator.
This crew was shot down over Chemnitz on February 14/15, 1945 by
a JU-88, while on return.
W. (Bill) Worthington did not fly this operation as he was in base hospital at East Moor. He was
replaced by F/Sgt R. Stringer in the rear turret on that night, and ended the war as a POW.
Photo graciously supplied by Bill Worthington, Rear gunner.