From early 1945, 462 Squadron RAAF was part of 100 Group in Bomber Command, stationed at Foulsham in Norfolk, England.
Their duties included bombing, "Spoof" raids dropping "Window", and Radio Counter Measures.
One Crew was lost over Germany on 10 April 1945. Seven died. One survived to become a PoW.
Their Bomber was Halifax III NA-240, Z5-V
Pilot – Flying Officer A.D.J.Ball, 427182 RAAF
Flight Engineer – Sergeant F.Brookes, 546437 RAF
Navigator – Flight Sergeant N.V.Evans, 436113 RAAF
Bomb Aimer – Flying Officer M.Frank, 409532 RAAF
Special Duties Operator (Air Gunner) – Flying Officer J.Heggarty, 179888 RAFVR
Rear Gunner – Flight Sergeant M.J.Hibberd, 435342 RAAF
Mid-Upper Gunner – Flight Sergeant J.M.Tait, 430788 RAAF
Wireless Operator – Warrant Officer R.R.Taylor, 432346 RAAF
This is their story.
Due to the interest of visitors to this site,
and with contributions from Veterans of 462 Squadron or their families and friends,
information presented here has expanded to include all who were posted to
462 Squadron RAAF, No. 4 Group at Driffield in Yorkshire from August to December 1944, and/or to
462 Squadron RAAF, 100 Group, Foulsham in Norfolk from January to September 1945.
As of January 2016, crews of 462 Squadron in the Middle East (1942-1944) have been included.
This will be an on-going project.
If you can assist with photos of Crews, individuals, Halifax aircraft or any other 462 Squadron memorabilia,
please make contact.
Thank you all.
We will remember Them.