The 7 young men who flew and died together :


FO Rowland Telford Ward (Pilot) Royal Australian Air Force

Flt Sgt Maxwell Venton (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force
Flt Sgt Harry Callaghan (Navigator) Royal Air Force
Flt Sgt Ronald Victor Smith (Bomb Aimer) Royal Air Force
WO Colin Hill Terras (Wireless Operator Air) Royal Australian Air Force

Sgt William Albert Alfred Chatters (Mid Upper Gunner) Royal Air Force

Sgt Thomas Edward Drennan (Rear Gunner) Royal Air Force

Rowland (Rolly) Ward from Bondi, NSW Australia

Max Venton from Melksham, Wilts

Harry Callaghan from Prestwich, Lancs

Ronnie Smith from Sheffield, S. Yorks

Colin Terras from Newcastle, NSW Australia

Bill Chatters from Ilford, Essex

Tom Drennan from Cork, Ireland

Nearly all the crew together, only Max is missing, perhaps taking the photograph?

A studio portrait of Rolly, Tom and Colin

RAF Waddington, March 1945: 467 squadron RAAF