Sgt. Stephen Preston, RAF(VR) 1541030

 Air Gunner (Mid-Upper)


Always Prepared


The Avro Lancaster

Lancaster Intercom on Op's


PO. Arthur Marcus Fitzgerald

Sgt. Cyril Herbert Pratt

Sgt. Sydney James Mitchell

Sgt. William Walter George Addison

Sgt. Henry Albert Toomey

Sgt. Stephen Preston

Sgt. John Goodwin

ED627 Crash Site

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Hauptmann Ludwig Meister

Crew members photo


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Bombed from above

The Bomb


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Lancaster LM334

Lancaster LL902

Lancaster DV187

Lancaster ED583

Lancaster LM751

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Sgt. Stephen Preston

Son of Stephen and Ellen Preston, of Lamberhead Green, Lancashire.


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Stephen Preston, 2nd from top extreme right. Gunnery training school?

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 Last Will and Testament of Stephen Preston.
 Note that William Addison (W.Op./Air Gunner) was one of the witnesses.




The inscription at the foot of the stone reads....

He Lives Deeply

Within Our Hearts,

Beloved And Not Forgotten


Stephen Elsden

Stephen Elsden is the cousin of Sgt. Stephen Preston and was named after him in his memory. At a Blackpool airshow recently (2002), he managed to get a tour of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster.

This photo is of Steve in the Mid Upper gunners turret, the place of work of his cousin Sgt. Stephen Preston.