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Wellington III BK341 crashed Ho Bay on 11/10-1942.


The aircraft belonged to RAF 75 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded AA-?
T/O Mildenhall. OP: Gardening Kattegat.


The aircraft was hit by flak from Luftwaffe I.zug 2./lei Res.Flakabt.844 and Hafenschützflotille Esbjerg Boote 2 at 23:29 hours and crashed into Ho Bay approx. one kilometre east of Skalling Ende killing all onboard.

 


    (RM 45 III 314 via Carsten Petersen)

 


    (RM 45 III 314 via Carsten Petersen)

 


    (RM 45 III 314 via Carsten Petersen)

 

 


                                       (Via Rudolf Clausen)


 
Navigator/Bomber Sgt Harold Wolfenden, W/Op-Air/Gnr Sgt Algernon Parsons and Air Gnr Sgt Roy H. Scott were all laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery in Esbjerg on 16/10.
 


                                              (Via Rudolf Clausen)

 


                                                   (Via Rudolf Clausen)


Pilot Sgt Charles J. Shalfoon RNZAF and W/Op-Air Gnr. Sgt Sydney Posner have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

 

 

 



Sources: CWGC, BE, AS 63-94, RL 19/472+455, KT.

 

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