POON TIP – Allan Percy

605619 – Flight Sergeant – Pilot – 166 Sqn, RAF Kirmington – Lancaster – KIA

[Source: CMHA]

605619 – A.P. Poon Tip – Trinidad – attested 16.6.43 – Sgt. Navigator UK 16.6.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

2 additions to “POON TIP – Allan Percy”

  1. Jerome Lee adds:

    Rank as per Commonwealth WGC is SGT. KIA on 5 April 1945 and is buried at the BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY

  2. Kelvin adds:

    Lancaster II ND707 AS-E. Taking off from RAF Kirmington at 21:11 hrs to bomb the Wintershall synthetic oil plant near Merseberg with 258 Lancasters and 14 Mosquitoes of 1 and 8 Groups. The bombing commenced at around 01:30 hrs on the main target being Compressor Hall Bau 201, which was located in the centre of the fuel plant. Damage was described as moderate.

    No details of this loss as many of the night fighter claim records for this period of the war were lost. It may have been brought down by anti-aircraft fire. All crew lost.

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