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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203493
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Type:Short Stirling Mk I
Owner/operator:15 Squadron Royal Air Force (15 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:wooded area at Galsklint, Middelfart, Syddanmark -   Denmark
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:Gardening - Danish Sound
Aircraft named "McRobert's Reply". Hit by flak from ships in the target area and sustained ground fire over the Little Belt Bridge the aircraft crashed in a wooded area at Galsklint 2km West of Middelfart.
Pilot:41693 Sqn Ldr John Charles Hall DFC MiD - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Grave BD. 382.
Pilot:81661 Flt Lt Neville George Richardson Booth - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Grave BD. 381.
Flight Engineer:568054 Sgt Anthony Spriggs - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Grave BD. 356.
Pilot:J/4758 Plt Off J F Ryan (New Zealander)RCAF - Grave BD. 383.
Observer:1384147 Sgt Ronald Maycock - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Special Memorial
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:1307679 Sgt John Bernard Butterworth - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery BD. 354.
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:910003 Sgt Frank Leslie Sharp - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Grave BD. 353.
Wireless Operator:1194379 Sgt Donald John Jeffs PoW Stalag 344 Lamsdorf. PoW Number 24967.
Air Gunner:954208 Sgt Robert Nicholson - Odense (Assistens) Cemetery Grave BD. 355.


Bomber Command Losses 1942
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Revision history:

28-Dec-2017 15:57 Red Dragon Added
06-Nov-2018 21:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
22-May-2021 12:57 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source]

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