Portrush link with Dambuster Squadron

Royal_Airforce_BadgeFlight Sergeant Richard Bolitho was serving as Rear Gunner on board Lancaster Mk.III ED-864 coded AJ-B during Operation Chastise on May 16/17, 1943. The plane flown by Flight Lieutenant William Astell DFC was part of the main force of No. 617 Squadron which was to bomb the Mohne dam.

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