Airwar over Denmark

Airwar over Denmark

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Wellington III BJ840 crashed in the North Sea on 29/7-1942.


The aircraft belonged to RAF 156 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded GT-?
T/O 23:01 Alconbury. OP: Hamburg.


The aircraft must have crashed into the North Sea.

Co-Pilot F/S John T. Bray RAAF was found drifted ashore near Juvre on Rømø, and was laid to rest in Kirkeby cemetery on 16/8-1942, Dr Hülzer, Sylt officiating at the graveside ceremony.

Pilot W/C Herbert L. Price, Observer F/L John G. Hudock RCAF, W/Op-Air Gnr. Sgt John Duthie, W/Op-Air Gnr. Sgt William D. Evans and Air Gnr. Sgt Michael W. Walsh have no known grave and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

 



Sources: BCL, CWGC, UA, KK.
 

 

 

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