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One of our Avro Lancaster is HW-Z (LM739) nicknamed "Grog's the Shot".
The crew at the moment of the Berchtesgaden raid on 25 April 1945, targeting Hitler's Berghof 'Eagles Nest' and nearby SS barracks, comprised Sqn Ldr H F Scott DFC, with Navigator Fit Lt J H. Harwood DFC; Bomb Aimer Pit Off J S Sanderson DFC (Canada); Flight Engineer Fig Off J B McQuaid DFC; Wireless Operator Pit Off R H Jones; Mid-upper Gunner Fit Sgt C A Johnson; Rear Gunner Pit Off J C O'Riordan (Australia).

The other is AJ-P (ED909) "Popsie" from the Dambusters raid.
The pilot is Harold Brownlow Morgan Martin, Flight Lieutenant. Born on 27 February 1918 at Darling Point, Sydney:
http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/martin-sir-harold-brownlow-m...
Navigator is Flight Lieutenant Jack Frederick Leggo from Sidney:
http://en.ww2awards.com/person/47908
Bomb aimer is Flight Lieutenand Robert Claude Hay from Renmark (SA):
http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1702377/
Flight Engeneer is Pilot officer Ivan Whittaker, British.
Wireless operator is Flying Officer Len Chambers from Karamea, New Zealand.
Front gunner is Pilot Officer Bertie Towner Foxlee from Queensland:
http://dambustersblog.com/2013/04/29/dambuster-of-the-day-no...
Rear gunner is Flight Sergeant Thomas Drayton Simpson from Hobart, Tasmania:
http://dambustersblog.com/category/thomas-tammy-simpson/
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