David Lachlan Bain     Photo: Knud Riis  Updated:  17 MAR 2013

Airman: a014097.htm Surname: Bain Init: D L Rank: Wt/O Service: RCAF Sqdn: 429

P_link: p144.htm Plane: WEL BK540 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d300343 Buried_d: b120743 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 7. 22

Kl. 19.45 den 29. marts 1943 lettede WEL BK540 fra RAF East Moor på et bombetogt mod
Bochum (her). Flyet gik tabt i havet, antageligt i Nordsøen. Der var ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

D. L. Bain blev fundet som lig i Esbjerg havn (omkring her). Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 12. juli 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

Warrant Officer Class II (Navigator) David Lachlan Bain, 27 år, var søn af James M. og
Jean Sutherland Bain, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
(Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra WEL BK540 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 5 flyvere.

At 19.45 hrs. on 29 March 1943 WEL BK540 took off from RAF East Moor on a bombing raid
targeting Bochum (here).
It was lost at sea, North Sea presumed. There were no survivors. (Source: MACR)

The body of D. L. Bain was found in the harbour of Esbjerg (about here). He was buried in Esbjerg on
12 July 1943. (Source: FAF)

Warrant Officer Class II (Navigator) David Lachlan Bain, 27, was the son of James M. and
Jean Sutherland Bain, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Source: CWGC)
We who watched that life / so bright & brief / mark this marble / with our love & grief

1 airman from WEL BK540  was buried in Esbjerg. 4 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 429 Squadron RCAF * No. 429 Squadron of Canadian Wings.
This Wellington took of from RAF East Moor. 5 airmen.