Code name of the so-called “Dam Buster Raid” by 617 Squadron, May 16th, 1943. Aimed at destroying the Mohne, Eder and Sorpe dams in the river Ruhr in Germany.

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Brown, Kenneth William* August 20th, 1920
† December 23rd, 2002

Gibson, Guy Penrose* August 12th, 1918
† September 19th, 1944

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Hay, Robert Claude* November 4th, 1913
† February 13th, 1944
Plot: I Row: B Grave: 5

Knight, Leslie Gordon* March 7th, 1921
† September 16th, 1943
Grave: 765

Leggo, Jack Frederick* April 21st, 1916
† 1983

Maltby, David John Hatfield* May 10th, 1920
† September 15th, 1943

Martin, Harold Brownlow Morgan* February 27th, 1918
† November 3rd, 1988

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Shannon, David John* May 27th, 1922
† April 8th, 1993

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Townsend, William Clifford* January 12th, 1921
† April 9th, 1921

Trevor-Roper, Richard Algenon Dacre* May 19th, 1915
† March 31st, 1944
Plot: 6 Row: H Grave: 13

Walker, Daniel Revie* November 20th, 1917
† November 17th, 2001

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