Wellington HE550 PT-G

420 Sqn

  Date :  15 avril 1943
  Mission :  Stuttgart (All.)
        Décollage :  Middleton St George à 21:12
        Causes du crash :  Abattu par un chasseur de nuit Ju88
        Lieu du crash :  Mesnil-Saint-Laurent (02)      
F/O Sydney BROWN A/B RCAF J/15744 KIA  
F/O Gordon Charles CROWTHER Nav RCAF J/12975 EVA Distinguished Flying Cross
Sgt H.N. McKINNON WOP RAF 623970 POW  
P/O John Alexander SIMPSON A/G RCAF J/17113 KIA  
S/Ldr Fletcher Vaughan TAYLOR Pil RCAF J/15177 EVA Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross
Flying Officer Gordon Charles CROWTHER (Can/J. 12975). Royal Canadian Air Force, n°420 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron.
In air operations, these officers have displayed courage and fortitude worthy of the highest praise.
THIRD SUPPLEMENT to The London Gazette of FRIDAY, the 23rd of JULY, 1943