Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lorne Vincent Tyndale

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Vincent Tyndale

August 29, 1944

Førby Hede (Heath), Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13758

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

582 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 466 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NORRE VORUPOR CEMETERY
Denmark

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 4. 126.

Location:

Vorupor is a small town on the west coast of Northern Jutland, about 45 kilometres north of Lemvig and about 19 kilometres west Thisted. The NORRE VORUPOR CEMETERY lies west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Lorne Tyndale– Photo submitted by Sanford Tyndale to www.flensted.eu.com.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo of grave courtesy of Airwar Over Denmark www.flensted.eu.com
  • Cemetery– Photo courtesy of www.flensted.eu.com Air War Over Denmark.
Lancaster III PB202 of RAF 582 Sqn. 
was on mission to Stettin.  The Squadron was part of No. 8 Group Pathfinder Force that had the task of marking the target for the rest of the Bomber command aircraft.

When the Lancaster approached the Danish west coast it was picked up by the radar of 8./Ln.Rgt.222 Habicht based at Hjardemål. A German nightfighter attacked the Lancaster at 3600 metres and at 00:01 hours.  It came down vertically north of Førby Sø lake killing all onboard. 
Among the crew were two members of the RCAF:  
F/Lt Alfred Carman Strout and
F/Lt Lorne Vincent Tyndale of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Vincent Tyndale is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Navigator Lorne Vincent Tyndale is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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