20 Wellingtons from 424, 425, and 426 Squadrons were ordered on a mining operation to the Frisian Islands. The crews were over the garden at between 500 and 1,000 feet, sowing 38@1500 lb mines.
Sgt I. Baulf, RNZAF and crew from 424 Squadron, flying Wellington III BK-435 coded QB-U, failed to return from this operation.
Sgt B. White, RAF
Sgt L. King, RAF
Sgt F. Skeeles, RAF
F/Sgt J. Arpin, RCAF
Sgt D. Turenne from 425 Squadron returned early as the port engine was
u/s. They landed safely at base on one engine.