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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202299
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:07-APR-1942
Time:night
Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7448
MSN: LS-E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Missing - North Sea -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost without trace. It was later established after the war that the aircraft was lost over the North Sea.

Crew
Pilot:R/69887 WOI Thomas William Hare RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 101.
Flight Engineer: 1006147 Flt Sgt Francis Weeks Cooper - Runnymede Memorial Panel 73.
Flight Engineer:569528 Sgt Robert Thompson Horan - Runnymede Memorial Panel 95.
Observer: 402585 Sgt Augustus Ludwig Brandt RAAF - Kiel War Cemetery 2. H. 15.
1st Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1105970 Sgt Kenneth Taylor - Runnymede Memorial Panel 95.
2nd Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 1186110 Sgt EDWARD RICHARD CYRIL Oakley - Runnymede Memorial Panel 90.
Air Gunner:407153 Flt Sgt Reginald William Golder RAAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 111.
Air Gunner: 528944 Sgt George Stephenson - Runnymede Memorial Panel 94



Sources:

RAAF FATALITIES IN SECOND WORLD WAR AMONG RAAF PERSONNEL SERVING ON ATTACHMENT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SQUADRONS AND SUPPORT UNITS
CWGC
Bomber Command Losses 1942


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Nov-2017 20:50 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 20:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
16-Apr-2020 18:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time]

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