Son of George and Mabel Copeland, of
Took off from Grimsby at 2156 31 July to attack a flying bomb storage
depot in Lancaster LM585. Crashed at 2335 to the NW of Haverskerque, 12km
S of Hazebrouck.
FS JR Tones RNZAF
Sgt FJ Smith
Sgt LA Miller
Sgt ACE Sinclair (served as Sgt RA Gale)
FS JD Syverston RNZAF
Sgt A Osborn
Sgt GL Copeland
All the crew are buried in Haverskerque cemetery cemetery, the only RAF
graves among the graves of 40 soldiers Killed in action in the retreat to
WR CHorley "Bomber Command Losses"