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He 111H-4 crashed in the North Sea 15/8 1940.
The aircraft belonged to 8. / KG 26 and was coded ?
T/o Stavanger. Op: Attack on Dishforth.
During the attack 8./ KG 26 lost five aircrafts.
The body of Unteroffizier Karl
Schlick from one of these was washed ashore at Grærup Strand beach on the
morning of 11/10 1940.
It was found by Receiver of Wrecks Niels Harborg who
brought it back to his farm in Grærup for identification. The body and what was
found on it was on the same day handed over to the German Wehrmacht who brought
the body to Flensburg where it was laid to rest in Flensburg-Am Fiedenshügel
cemetery in Germany.
Sources: RL 2 III/1174,VDK, WASt, Report Varde police.
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