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Lancaster I LM127 crashed in the North Sea 27/8 1944.


The aircraft belonged to RAF 115 Sqn. Bomber Command and was coded KO-H.
T/O 20:27 Witchford. OP: Kiel.


The aircraft must have crashed in the North Sea.

Air bomber F/O Desmond F. O`Sullivan was laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery, Esbjerg on 11/9 1944 or 31/8 1944. The graveyard register is not quite clear on the subject.
 
Pilot F/O James E. Morgan was washed ashore near Vester Vedsted and was buried by the Wehrmacht where he was found. His remains was disinterred on 7/11 1945 and was laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery on 9/11 1945.

Air Gnr. Sgt Tom Yates RCAF rest in Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery, Holland while Flt. Engr. Sgt Kenneth P. Coote, Navigator F/S Eric Young, W/Op Sgt Maurice Bell and Air Gnr. Ian G. C. Miller have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

 

 

 


     (Nico Kwakman)

 



Sources : BCL, CWGC, BE.

 

26/27 August 1944

Lancaster I LM127 crashed in the North Sea 27/8 1944

Lancaster III PB180 crashed the in Baltic Sea 27/8 1944

Lancaster III PB302 ditched in the North Sea 27/8 1944

Lancaster III ND807 crashed in the sea off the island of Sejrø 27/8-1944

Lancaster III LM652 crashed in the sea of Kattegat 27/8 1944

Lancaster III PB292 crashed Høgsholt near Vejle 27/8-1944

Lancaster III LM694 crashed Aastruplund 27/8 1944

Lancaster I ME650 crashed at Sønder Grene near Skarrild 27/8 1944


 

 

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