Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Gordon, of Chippenham.
Took off at 1805 from Linotn-on-Ouse for a bombing mission to Brest.
The main target was the cruiser 'Hipper'. Called on W/T at 2350 indicating
that the sortie had been abandoned. Crashed at 0156 and burst into flames
3 miles NE of Ternhill, Shropshire.
Whitley MkV Z6465 GE+U
Sgt SV Bunn
Sgt TJ Thurling
Sgt H Gordon
Sgt HF Jennings
Sgt K Wright
WR Chorley "Bomber Command Losses"