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Baltimore II  AG699 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Baltimore II  AG699


Incidents/Accidents

DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
15 Jun 42 Baltimore I AG699 69 Sqdn Mediterranean
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AIR81/15457Baltimore AG699Flight Sergeant A Greaves (RAAF): killed; Sergeant R T Purslow, Warrant Officer F W Baum, Warrant Officer W E Fincham (RCAF): prisoners of war, Baltimore AC699, 69 Squadron, aircraft failed to return from a sea patrol, 15 June 1942. With photograph.C17386956

Casualties in the CWGC Register for Baltimore I AG699

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantAlick GREAVES (404016) Baltimore II AG699  Forum Post 1942-06-1569 Sqdn AIR27 TunisiaMedjez-El-Bab War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Tettrell PURSLOW (1271807) Baltimore II AG699  Forum Post 1943-12-1769 Sqdn AIR27 AustriaKlagenfurt War Cemetery

Prisoners of War for Baltimore II AG699

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
SgtFrancis William BAUM (530379) Baltimore II AG699
0000-00-0069 SqdnStalag 18A Wolfsberg (Karnton)
SgtWilliam Edward FINCHAM (R/77413) Baltimore II AG699
1942-06-1569 SqdnStalag Luft L6 Heydekrug
SgtRobert Tettrell PURSLOW (1271807) Baltimore II AG699
1942-06-1569 Sqdn


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Are causes of death known ?Alex Purslow - confusingly Storr has him lost on Baltimore AG699: [I]Baltimore AG699 took off from RAF Luqa Malta on 15th June 1942 detailed to carry out an operational sea patrol. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it failed to return to base. [/I][I] Crew: [/I][I]Sgt F W A Baum, Captain (Pilot) [530369] 404016 Flt Sgt A Baum, (Observer) [sic - 404016 Alick Greaves, see link below] Sgt W E Finchan, (Wireless Air Gunner) RCAF [R.77413 Fincham] Sgt R Purslow, (Air Gunner) [/I] [I]Flt Sgt Baum [sic - Greaves] is buried in the Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.[/I] This thread: [URL]http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/looking-for-data-about-the-loss-of-sgt-purslow-1271807-of-69-sqn-raf.45021/[/URL] has a copy of a cypher message (presumably from Greaves' RAAF record) confirming the correct crew names, and notes that two of the crew became P.o.W. - Baum and Fincham. It doesn't explain how Purslow ended up at Klagenfurt. Note that his page on the CWGC site has a handwritten note next to his entry that appears to say '619 Squadron' on the Grave Registration Document: [URL]http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2805629/PURSLOW,%20ROBERT%20TETTRELL[/URL] Munt, Thomas Martin - Cpl - 958354 - the Coventry Evening Telegraph has a notice of his death: [I]On Active Service MUNT - Corpl. T. M. (R.A.F.), youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Munt, 12, Carlton Road, killed on active service in motor transport accident in Italy, December 2nd.[/I] Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 5th September 2017 05:55:13
RAF & SAAF Austrian LossesHello, While searching airmen and a/c lost over Austria I came up with the following that were RAF and SAAF a/c and crews that were RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF and SAAF. Thought it may be of interest to members on this forum. RAF & SAAF Austrian Losses 16/17-8-1940 – Whitley V – 102 Sqn - N1382 “DY-A”. P/O(P). Rogers, Mark Hubbard – 40432 – RAF. Sgt(CP). Pollard, Maurice William James – 742311 – RAF. Sgt(Obs). Jermond, Sidney George – 524198 – RAF. Sgt(WAG). Patterson, James – 631112 – RAF. Sgt(WAG). Haywood, Walter Frank – 628965 – RAF. 10-05-1944 – Mosquito PR IX – 540 Sqn - LR421. F/O(P). Irwin, Jack Hector – 409709 – RAAF. F/O(N). Moody, Leopold – 151395 – RAFVR. 30-05-1944 – Wellington X – 142 Sqn - LN318. F/O(P). Keen, Herbert Bruce - (‘Bruce') – 422570 RAAF – POW - L3 – 5660. F/O. Todd, William Kenneth – 424878 – RAAF – POW - L3 – 5661. Sgt. Yeo, Edward Robert – 1399011 – RAF – POW - L7 – 104. Sgt. Gallagher, James Dunstan Fisher – 1522873 - RAF – POW - L7 – 81. Sgt(RG). Halligan, Brian Thomas – 434208 -RAAF – POW - L7 – 104259. 29/30-06-1944 – Wellington X – 150 Sqn - JA191. Sgt(P). Horn, Robert Sinclair Forsyth – 1801688 – RAFVR. Sgt(WAG). Varcoe, Harry Thomas – 1322738 – RAFVR. Sgt(RG). Parnaby, Roy Ernest George – 1604548 – RAFVR. Sgt(N). Good, J. A. - 139945 – RAFVR – POW - L3 – 2591. Sgt(Ba). Pearce, G.M. – 1432075 – RAFVR – POW - L7 – 322. 06-07-1944 – Wellington X – 104 Sqn - LP499. W/O(P). McDonald, John Arnold – 417233 – RAAF. F/Lt(N/Ba). Cruden, George Stevenson – 126615 – RAFVR. P/O(Ba). James, Selby Ronald – 427466 – RAAF. Sgt(W/op). Pusey, Gordon William – 1039691 – RAFVR. F/Sgt(RG). Hamilton, Robert – 1321229 – RAFVR. 06-07-1944 – Halifax II – 614 Sqn - JP287. F/O(P). Harrison, Maurice George – 127902 – RAFVR. Sgt(FE). Hodson, Norman Harold – 1046507 – RAFVR. F/O(N).Rees, Glyn Davidson – 139883 – RAFVR. S/Ldr(Obs). Sudden, Alfred – D.F.M -114771 – RAFVR. Sgt(Ba). Dolman, Percy Charles -1576699 – RAFVR. W/O. Pryor, Arthur William – 415679 – RAAF. F/Sgt. Vokes, Walter Richard – 417537 – RAAF. 07-07-1944 -Wellington X – 37 Sqn - LP545. F/Sgt(P). Croydon, George – 1576672 – RAFVR. Sgt(N). Davison, John 1522073 – RAFVR. Sgt(Ba). Anderson, James – 1562994 – RAFVR. Sgt(WAG). Syratt, Reginald – 1684710 – RAFVR. Sg(RG). Gunton, James Edward – 1580879 – RAFVR. 07-07-1944 – Wellington X – 37 Sqn - MF241. P/O(P). Keighley, Charles Walter – 157847 – RAFVR. Lt(N/Ba). ....Read More.Alex Smart on 7th February 2018 09:14:33
Baltimore identifiedHello, Baltimore II serial number AG699 of 69 Sqdn was found a while ago. It has now been identified. See newspaper cutting shown on Facebook . Crew names and fate included in the report. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 2nd July 2022 07:15:47
Baltimore identifiedOooh.. the RAFCommands Database gets a reference in that article :D [QUOTE]According to Royal Air Force Commands, a forum for RAF researchers, Baltimore II AG699 had four personnel on board.[/QUOTE] ....Read More.Jagan on 2nd July 2022 09:36:34
Baltimore identifiedI saw this on Facebook when a Times article had the info but no serial was mentioned it annoys me when articles say ďaircraft wreck identified ď and it isnít identified by serial - so I used the names on here to id the serial and posted it under Facebook link- I then used Baltimore and AG699 to find a daily mail article which listed the serial - here it is [url]https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10968613/amp/Riddle-RAF-bomber-Italian-seabed-finally-SOLVED.html[/url] Which also mentions RAFCommands so I think the author used google to search and came across this site - full circle! ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 3rd July 2022 06:21:30
431217 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 17-12-1943Robert Tettrell ( TITTREL in his records) Purslow 1271807 , was reported missing at 09:50 Hours in Baltimore AG699 which ditched in the Mediterranean. Confirmed to be a POW, he was transferred to Germany. The IRC then informed that he had died of diptheria and cardiac faliure ....Read More.jonheyworth on 14th July 2022 07:09:27
431217 - Unaccounted Airwoman & Airmen - 17-12-1943[QUOTE=jonheyworth;174834]Robert Tettrell ( TITTREL in his records) Purslow 1271807 , was reported missing at 09:50 Hours in Baltimore AG699 which ditched in the Mediterranean. Confirmed to be a POW, he was transferred to Germany. The IRC then informed that he had died of diptheria and cardiac faliure[/QUOTE] UK Probate confirms Name Robert Tettrell Purslow Death 17 Dec 1943 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 14th July 2022 11:23:41


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