Sergeant ROBERT WILLIAM STEPHEN McNALLY 1028538, 419 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died age 26 on 23 September 1943 Son of Robert and Agnes McNally, of Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Remembered with honour RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY Grave/Memorial Reference: 9. J. 1. CWGC :: Casualty Details 23-24 September 1943 419 Squadron Halifax II JD457 VR-F Op. Mannheim Took off 1902 hrs from Middleton St.George. BCL - Chorley 23/24 September 1943 Mannheim Manheim: 628 aircraft - 312 Lancasters, 193 Halifaxes, 115 Stirlings, 8 Mosquitos. 5 B- 17s also took part. 32 aircraft - 18 Lancasters, 7 Halifaxes, 7 Wellingtons - lost, 5.1 per cent of the force. The Pathfinder plan worked well and concentrated bombing fell on the intended area, although later stages of the raid crept back across the northern edge of Ludwigshafen and out into the open country.