CREW: WARD

CREW MEMBER: McCaffery, John

CREW MEMBER: BLAIR, James Edward

DETAILS: Crew lost 22 May 1944; only the pilot survived and became a prisoner of war. Lancaster a/c crashed at Molenaarsgraaf, east of Rotterdam, approx. 40 miles from the coast at the Hook of Holland.

CREW LIST:

F/Sgt W J Ward

Sgt S G Smith

F/Sgt E E E Roberts

F/Sgt R Keating

Sgt R G Watts

Sgt J T E McCaffery

S/Ldr J E Blair DFC, DFM

CREW NOTES: Extensive digital archive with pictures of all the crew.

MCCAFFERY NOTES: Undated article (author states written 42 years after McCaffery’s death) in Stirling newspaper on McCaffery and the crash.

BLAIR NOTES: Copy of logbook and other items. Blair originally flew with John Sauvage, 97 Squadron, in 1943 (he is to the right of Sauvage in the Sauvage crew photograph).

DONOR: Arjan Wemmers

Selina, Eddie and Jack Blair

Above: Selina, Eddie and Jack Blair, from the Blair family photo album