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[Home] [Profiles 103 Sqn N to Z] [Louis Remy and crew 103 Sqn]

F/L Louis J C Remy DFC RAFVR and crew – 103 Squadron - 1944

The Remy crew were posted to 103 Squadron at RAF Elsham Wolds from 11 Base on the 18 August 1944.

The crew consisted of :-

F/O L J C Remy

Sgt J H A Jarvis

F/O W J Breeze

F/O G W C Morris

Sgt D S Gough

Sgt C Scarborough

F/O G A G Bechoux

103 Squadron Remy  crew

 

Remy does not appear to have flown a co pilot trip and captained his crew on the following operations :-

03-Sep-44 - Eindhoven - Airfield - Lancaster - LL964 - F/O LJC Remy

05-Sep-44 - Le Havre  - Army support - Lancaster - LM272 - F/O LJC Remy

08-Sep-44 - Le Havre - Army support - Lancaster - LM272 - F/O LJC Remy - Aborted by Master Bomber due to cloud cover over target.

10-Sep-44 - Le Havre - Army support - Lancaster - LM272 - F/O LJC Remy

12-Sep-44 - Frankfurt  - Point of Aim - Lancaster - NF913 - F/O LJC Remy

15-Sep-44 - Oslo Kattegat and River Elbe - Mine laying - Lancaster - PB528 - F/O LJC Remy

17-Sep-44 - Eikenhorst - V weapon - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy

20-Sep-44 - Sangatte - Army support - Lancaster - PB465 - F/O LJC Remy

23-Sep-44 - Neuss - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PB465 - F/O LJC Remy

25-Sep-44 - Calais - Army support - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy - Abandoned on Master Bomber's orders.

28-Sep-44 - Calais - Army support - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy - Raid cancelled by Master Bomber due to cloud cover over target

03-Oct-44 - Westkapelle - Army support - Lancaster - PB563 - F/O LJC Remy

05-Oct-44 - Saarbrucken - Army support - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy

07-Oct-44 - Emmerich - Army support - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy

19-Oct-44 - Stuttgart - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PD272 - F/O LJC Remy

25-Oct-44 - Essen - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PB637 - F/L LJC Remy

28-Oct-44 - Cologne - Point of Aim  - Lancaster - PD272 - F/L LJC Remy - Landed with 1 flat tyre. Swung off runway. Sustained no damage

30-Oct-44 - Cologne - Point of Aim  - Lancaster -  NF999 F/L LJC Remy

31-Oct-44 - Cologne - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PB563 - F/L LJC Remy

02-Nov-44 - Dusseldorf - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PB637 - F/L LJC Remy

06-Nov-44 - Heligoland Bight - Mine laying - Lancaster – NF913 - F/L LJC Remy - DNTO - Swung on take off. A/C damaged. No injuries.

09-Nov-44 - Wanne Eikel - Oil - Lancaster - NF909 - F/L LJC Remy

16-Nov-44 - Duren - Army support - Lancaster - PB465 - F/L LJC Remy

21-Nov-44 - Oslo Fjord - Mine laying - Lancaster - LM682 - F/L LJC Remy

27-Nov-44 - Freiburg - Army support - Lancaster -  PB637 - F/L LJC Remy

12-Dec-44 - Essen - Point of Aim - Lancaster - PB637 - F/L LJC Remy

13-Dec-44 - Aarhus Bay - Mine laying - Lancaster - PB637 - F/L LJC Remy

17-Dec-44 - Ulm - Point of Aim - Lancaster - NF909 - F/L LJC Remy

21-Dec-44 - Stettin Bay - Mine laying - Lancaster - PB528 - F/L LJC Remy - Bad weather at base. All aircraft diverted to East Fortune

24-Dec-44 - Cologne/Nippes - Railway yards - Lancaster - PB637 F/L LJC Remy - Bad weather at base. All aircraft diverted to Old Buckenham

29-Dec-44 - Scholven Buer - Oil - Lancaster - PB637 - F/L LJC Remy - Hit by flak. No injuries.

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On completion of his tour Remy was awarded a DFC and Morris was also awarded a DFC.

Morris was a former London Metropolitan Police Officer and was sadly killed in 3 July 1945 in a flying accident whilst serving in Canada

F/L Remy was posted to the Belgian Directorate General on the 13 January 1945. Morris was posted to 2 PDC on the 25 January 1945.

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For further details re F/L Remy see the Remy Profile page

For further details re F/L Bechoux see the Bechoux Profile page

Compiled by David Fell with photo courtesy of the Belgian War Museum

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