" Boum " Lambrechts  Ludovic  (RAF n° 1899871)
 Knight - Officer in the Order of the Crown, Knight in the Order of Léopold,
Croix de Guerre with 2 Palm, Médaille de la France Libérée, ...
(Philippe Deman Collection)

Born, Rotterdam, 23 August 1917, Ludovic took a voluntary engagement at Pilot School for two years and was admited to 76 Promotion (01 September 1937) On 01 September 1939, he re-engaged for one year. The country being invaded by the Germans, he passes with his unit to France (15 May 1940). On 20 August 1940, he returns to Belgium. He leaves Belgium for France (25 May 1942) and is arrested at Verona in Spain (14 June 1942). Being emprissoned at Barcelona, Saragossa, Irun, he finaly arrives at Miranda on 29 July 1942. Released on 19 April 1943, he was sent to Gibraltar. He arrived in G.B. on 24 July 1943. He enroled into Belgian Forces in G.B (04 August 1943) and was posted to the Depot AéM. Training saw F/Sgt (16 November 1943) Lambrechts passing N°1 RAF Depot (15 November 1943), RAF College - SFTS (27 December 1943) and 57 OTU (28 March 1944). He was posted to 350 Sqn where he arrived on 30 May 1944. A short posting to 26 Sqn (05 September 1944) saw him returning to 350 Sqn till EoW. After the War he joined SABENA. He died in a plane crash (Sabena B-707-329  00-SJB) at Berg (near Brussels Airport) on 15 February 1961.

(Source: Guy De Win)  

 
             His claims are :
21/02/1945 1 Me-109 Paderborn
21/02/1945 1 Me-109 Damaged Paderborn
02/03/1945 1 Me-109 Combat Report
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