Sergeant Robert Melville

Pilot Officer Robert Lorraine Melville (service number 400637), from Coogee, Australia. Son of William Charles and Mabel Maud Melville. He was Drummonds second co-pilot and eventually went on to captain his own Stirling. He and all but two of his crew were lost when they crashed close to Esbjerg harbour on their return from a raid on Thursday 16th July 1942, aged 25. The aircraft wreckage was strewn across the estuary, which was visited the following day by the German military.


 He and his crew are buried at Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery, Denmark.