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Name:

LOMAS, Allan Kenneth, C.D., C.M.

Nationality:

Canadian

Regiment/Service:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Rank:

Acting Squadron Leader

Service No.:

R/69552/ J/15284

Date of Birth:

June 24, 1916 - 125 Eastwood Rd - Toronto, York, ON

Date of Death:

June 28, 1973 - Muskoka, Bracebridge, ON

Place of Burial:

St. Thomas Cemetery - Bracebridge, ON

Name of Father:

LOMAS, Clarence Joseph (Dec 28, 1891-June 29, 1951)

Name of Mother:

EBERLE, Freda (Sept 29, 1893-Oct 3, 1983) (m. June 5, 1915)

Name of Wife:

HERRON, Dorothy (Dec 2, 1914-Jan 4, 1984) (m. Dec 25, 1940)

~Click Various Photographs To Enlarge~


LAC A.K. Lomas et ux (1940)


P/O A.K. Lomas


F/L A.K. Lomas


A/S/Ldr, A.K. Lomas (1966)


A.K. Lomas' service medals


No.405 Squadron


Bomber Command Campaign Medal

Acting Squadron Leader Allan Kenneth Lomas
Information take from A/S/Ldr. Lomas' Observer's And Air Gunner's Flying Log Book
&
James Lomas, son
transcribed by G. Christian Larsen

No.1 Bombing & Gunnery School, Jarvis, ON (qualified as "Air Gunner") (flying time: 7.15 (daytime))
No.1 Wireless School, Montreal, ON (flying time: 10.00 daytime))
RAF Base - Upper Heyford, UK (flying time: 1.45 (daytime))
No.405 Squadron (RCAF), Pocklington, UK - June 21, 1941-Mar 26, 1942
No.158 Squadron (RAF), Driffield, UK - April 15, 1942-July 12, 1942 
No.34 Operational Training Unit, Pennfield Ridge, NB  - July 29, 1942-August 30, 1943
No.34 Operational Training Unit Detachment, Yarmouth, NS - August 30, 1942-April 30, 1943
No.34 Operational Training Unit, Pennfield Ridge, NB - April 30, 1943-May 19, 1944
R.C.A.F. Station, Pennfield Ridge, NB - May 19, 1944-June 21, 1945
R.C.A.F. Station, Yarmouth, NS - June 26, 1945-?

Extracts From Flying Log Book - 158 Squadron - Wellingtons
* denotes daylight sortie

14 July 41 Rotterdam (5.30) 31 Oct 41 Hamburg (4.45) 
21 July 41 Frankfurt (6.04) 30 Nov 41 Ostend (3.20) 
30 July 41 Cologne (3.05) 7 Dec 41 Dunkirk (4.00)
7 Aug 41 Dortmund (5.25) 16 Dec 41 Wilhelmshaven (4.40)
16 Aug 41 Cologne (4.50) 26 Jan 42 Hannover (6.45)
19 Aug 41 Keil (6.35) 31 Jan 42 Brest (6.20)
22 Aug 41 Mannheim (7.20) 12 Feb 42 Scharhhorst.Gneisnau and Prinz Eugen (3.05)*
28 Aug 41 Duisberg (5.45) 14 Feb 42 Mannheim (7.15)
3 Sept 41 Brest (2.10) 26 Feb 42 Kiel (1.30)
 7 Sept 41 Berlin (8.45) 3 Mar 42 Paris (5.55)
12 Sept 41 Frankfurt (8.15) 9 Mar 42 Essen (6.45)
29 Sept 41 Stettin (8.10) 26 Mar 42 Essen (5.05)
22 Oct 41 Mannheim (7.30) 28 Mar 42 Lubeck (0.30)
24 Oct 41 Frankfurt (7.10) 1 Apr 42 Paris (5.45)
Total Flying Time with No.158 Squadron: 100.25 hrs. (daylight)/ 154.20 (nighttime)

~Snapshot Memories of Allan & Dorothy (Herron) Lomas ~
~Click Various Photographs To Enlarge~


Dorothy
(Cabin, Pocologan)


Allan
(St. George)


Allan & Dorothy
(Pocologan)


Dorothy (holding Bev Morden)
(Christening in St. George)


Dorothy
(Cabin, Pocologan)


"A few of the neighbors with our backs to the Sea."
Dorothy, neighbors with child, Allan and neighbor
(Pocologan)


Allan with first family car - a Hudson Terraplane.
(Pocologan - 1942)

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