From the ORB
22.6.43 17 aircraft detailed for ops. Target was Mulheim. Raid was quite successful and several large explosions were reported. Weather was good. 1 aircraft, Captain P/O Armstrong, failed to return. No news received after aircraft left base.
22/23 June 1943 Mulheim - Bomb Load 5 x TI, 1 x 4000lb, 6 x 1000lb unless stated
ED928B P/O G.W.Armstrong, Sgts S.E.Bellis, J.J.Mansfield, P.David, R.J.Williams, P/O S.Blackhurst, Sgt A.Laing. 1 x 4000lb 12 SBC. Up 2250. Aircraft and crew missing.
Extract from Bomber Command Losses - 22/23.6.43
Lancaster III OF - B. Op Mulheim. T/O 2252 Bourn. Crashed in the city of Utrecht where those who died are buried in Soestbergen General Cemetery.
P/O G.W.Armstrong RCAF(+), Sgt E.Bellis(pow), F/S J.J.Mansfield(+), Sgt J.B.S.P.H.David RCAF(+), Sgt D.E.Williams(+), P/O S.Blackhurst(+), F/S A.R.Laing(pow).