ERNEST JAMES HACK

Born: 1914, Ipswich.

Died: 21st July 1944; Age: 30; aircraft accident.

Residence: 32, Westwood Avenue, Ipswich.

Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service Number: 564683.

Regiment: Royal Air Force, 514 Squadron.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 218,

Runnymede Memorial,

Englefield Green,

Surrey.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward & Edith Clara Hack, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Edward Hack, born 1867, Beauworth, Hampshire – died 1940, Ipswich. A Coachman.

Mother: Edith Clara Hack (nee Ford), born 1873, North Bow, London.

 

Probate to Edith Clare Hack.

 

21st July 1944

 

Aircraft: Avro Lancaster I; Serial Number: HK570; Code: JI-P. Took off from Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire at 23:13pm to join 147 Lancaster’s on a mission to bomb oil plants at Homberg, Germany. Crashed in sea off  Renesse on the Dutch coast at 01:59am. 20 of the 147 Lancaster’s never returned.

Crew:

Bernard Horace Cooper; Sergeant; age 19; R.C.A.F.

Donald Peter Manchul; Sergeant; age 20; R.C.A.F.

John Ludlow Lassam; Warrant Officer/Pilot; age 22; R.A.F.V.R

Walter Charles Taylor; Sergeant/Navigator; age 27; R.A.F.V.R.

Allan Roland Hope; Flight Sergeant; age 23; R.A.F.V.R.

William Young Anthony; Sergeant: age R.A.F.V.R.

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