David Dancy

Story of a Flight Engineer


The crew of VP254

FIt Lt Walter Arthur Stanley Bouttell, pilot

FIt Lt Stanley BOWATER DFC AFC, co-pilot*

Fit Lt Allan Charles MOORE, navigator

Fg Off Michael Anthony Clement JONES, navigator

Master Signaller James STEWART

F Sgt Edward Lloyd OWEN, signaller

Sgt Peter Charles BARNLEY**

Sgt John Edward SIXSMITH**


F Sgt David Henry Gordon Nixon DANCY DFC, Flight Engineer

Mr A R Millar, Assistant Police Commissioner for North Borneo


* FIt Lt Bowater received his DFC whilst serving on No 101 Squadron, RAF Ludford Magna.

** The crew qualifications for these two crew members is not given, but they were probably signallers.