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Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; final resting place; flight engineer; heirloom; killed in action; Lancaster; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Husbands Bosworth; Red Cross; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner