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My uncle Sgt Roy Edward Lodge.  [Service Number: 1615775]. Died 2nd May 1944.

He was the Flight Engineer on a Short Stirling Mk3 aircraft EF.184 HA-L. On returning from a bombing mission on the railway depot at Chambly in France, he was shot up and killed by cannon fire from German Junkers JU88 nightfighters.

The aircraft later crashlanded at RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk. He is buried in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association

218 (Gold Coast) Squadron [Combat reports #96]

218 Squadron Operations

Short Stirling

I have made a Flickr picture set at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tash/sets/72157603398593776

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