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Halifax III NA344 crashed in the North Sea 19/4-1945.
The aircraft belonged to RAF 298 Sqn. 38 Group Fighter command and was coded
T/O 20:31Tarrant Rushton. OP: SOE to Fjerritslev.
The Halifax crashed into the North Sea.
Rear gunner Air Gnr. F/Sgt Frederick Bridge was found washed ashore in Beach
area no. 4 near Bøvling Klit on 5/6. He was laid to rest in Søndre Nissum
cemetery on 6/6 1945.
Pilot W/O Ronald F. MacKrill was found washed ashore on Vangså Nordre Strand
beach and was on 5/6 1945 laid to rest in Vang cemetery.
F/S Robert H. Healey, F/S Douglas Smedley, F/S William H. Wall and Sgt Albert W.
Pannell have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
Amts Tidende 2/6 1945 via Museumscenter Hanstholm)
Sources: CWGC, FAF, Report Lemvig Police, Report on the inspection of the body
of MacKrill by a medical officer.
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