Urmston WW2 

Lennox Durham DFC

Rank:Flying OfficerNumber:156302
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:50 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:GermanyGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Durnbach Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1920 in the Salford R.D. - ref: 8d/183, the
son of Lennox & Lizzie Durham (nee Smith).

Married Isobel Jones during the December quarter 1943 in the Rugby R.D. -
ref: 6d/1623.

Flying with 50 Sqn in a Lancaster Mk III, No. ND876  VN-Z, they took off
from RAF Skellingthorpe at 20.55 hrs for a bombing mission to München.

Over the target, at 01.54 hrs, they were hit by flak. the a/c breaking into
two sections and fallin crashing at München-Laim.   The entire crew of 7
were killed.   They were originally buried at MünchenWestenfriedhof, but
on the 15th November 1947 their remains were taken to Dünbach Cemetery and
reinterred there.

After the war, Isobel's address was - Shepparton East, Victoria, Australia.
Memorials found on:
St. Mary's (Davyhulme)
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