The Dedication of Lancaster FM159 to S/L Ian Bazalgette VC DFC
A plaque was unveiled by Mrs. Ethel Broderick, Ian Bazalgette‘s sister, and the markings of the Bazalgette aircraft (F2-T) were unveiled by Chuck Godfrey DFC, his wireless operator on the VC flight, and George Turner, his flight engineer. Flypasts included an armed forces CF-5 and an Aurora from No. 407 Squadron in Comox. Hamish Mahaddie, an RAF legend who arranged for Ian to join the Pathfinders and Larry Melling DFC, a pilot who flew with “Baz” on No. 635 Squadron were special guest speakers at the banquet. Master of Ceremonies was Duke Warren DFC.