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Stainthorpe, H., Sgt., 1945
In Reichswald Forest War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of 1594910 Sergeant Harrison Stainthorpe, serving with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who died 03/02/1945.Simon Glancey has submitted the following:Sgt. Stainthorpe was killed when Avro Lancaster II HK688 AP-W of 186 Squadron was lost on a mission to Dortmund. The Lancaster crashed near Castrop, with the loss of al seven crew members.Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: 1945; W.R. Chorley; 1998; Midland Counties Publications; ISBN 0 904597 92 X, page 67

Also lost aboard HK688 were Sgt. G.E. Lowndes and F/Officer John Ross

Harrison Stainthorpe is remembered in Bowburn on B149.04

The CWGC entry for Sergeant Stainthorpe

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