Robert John Proud          Photo: Knud Riis    Updated: 14 JAN 2019
                                                                                  
Airman:
 a014225.htm Surname: Proud Init: R J Rank: P/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 460

P_link: p288.htm Plane: LAN JB734 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: At Gunderup Hede

Crash_d: d100444 Buried_d: b150444 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 7. 18

"Natten til den 10. april 1944 foretog RAF en stor mineudlægningsoperation ved Danzig
(Gdansk her)."
(FAF) Se Minelægningsområder.
"Lancaster JB734 angrebet af natjager på hjemvejen og kl. 0355 skudt ned ved Bjærgmose nær Horne, omkring 12 km NNØ for Varde." (p288MACR - blanket om tabt besætning)
Styrtet var måske omkring her, overblik her.

Pilot Officer Robert John Proud, 26 år, var søn af Jack og Ivy Proud; gift med Agnes Lillian Proud, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia. (Kilde: CWGC)
7 flyvere. 

"On the night before April 10 1944, the RAF carried out a big minelaying operation at Danzig
(Gdansk
here)." (FAF) See Minelaying areas.
"Lanc. JB734 attacked by night fighter on return flight and at 0355 hrs. shot down at Bjaergmose near
Horne, about 8 miles NNE of Varde." (p288MACR - Missing Air Crew Report)
The crash was maybe about here, overview here.

Pilot Officer Robert John Proud, 26, was the son of Jack and Ivy Proud, and the husband of
Agnes Lillian Proud, of Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia. (Source: CWGC)
Requiescat in pace

See No. 460 Squadron RAAF - Wikipedia. The website 460 SQUADRON tells about Lancaster JB734.
See also Lancaster photos.

Lancaster III JB734 AR-R2
 took off from RAF Binbrook at 21.15 hrs on 09 APR 1944.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this.)

7 airmen.