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