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 Wellington III  BK157


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 31 May 44 Aircraft Name Wellington III Serial Number BK157
Unit 12 OTU Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
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Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington III BK157

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantErnest Walter BLAKEMAN (1837046) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomBanbury Cemetery
Flight SergeantEric COTTERELL (1430072) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomHounslow Cemetery
Flying OfficerDonald Arthur DRIVER (160678) Pilot Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomBanbury Cemetery
Flight SergeantJames Harvey McGREGOR (978853) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomWick Cemetery
SergeantJoseph Henry NIXON (1898832) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomClough Presbyterian Churchyard
SergeantJohn Alexander OLIVER (1822471) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomHuntly Cemetery
SergeantFrederick John PACK (1631760) Air Gunner Wellington III BK157  IBCC 1944-05-3112 OTU United KingdomFareham (Titchfield) New Cemet


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440531 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-5-1944Hello, 440531 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-5-1944 From Henk's list - ISRAEL DUKE, William Ernest - W/O(pilot) - 1266983 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine. GALLETLY, Peter - W/O (WoP/A/G) - 1111503 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine. GLASWELL, Richard Baden - Sgt - 1433212 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine. PUTWAIN, Frederick Charles - Sgt(Pilot) - 1800158 - RAFVR - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine. SINCLAIR, George - Sgt - 1550896 - Ramleh, Israel & Palestine.RAFVR - UK CLARIDGE, Albert Edward - F/O - MiD - 130753 - RAFVR - Luton General, Bedfordshire. FRANKLIN, Ralph - LAC - 1461554 - RAFVR - Norwich & Norfolk, Norfollk. GOURLEY, John Alexander - AC1c - 1508880 - RAFVR - Grantham, Lincolnshire. HODGKINS, Albert - LAC - 1241708 - RAFVR - Birmingham (Perry Bar), Warwickshire. MARSHALL, Robert Bates Alexander - AC1c - 1821279 - RAFVR - Stranraer (Glebe), Wigtownshire. SCALES, Cameron Hardy - F/O(Pilot) - 126852 - RAFVR - Carlisle (Dalston Road ), Cumberland. From CWGC & Geoff's sites - CYPRUS JUDGE, Hugh - Sgt (Radio Op(Air)) - 1389574 - RAFVR - Nicosia, Cyprus. EGYPT GREENOP, Derek William Dudley - Sgt - 1800303 - RAFVR - Alamein Memorial, Egypt. INDIA BASHAM, William Thomas - Sgt - 970786 - RAFVR - Kirkee, India. UK BATES, Fred - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - 1622071 - RAFVR - B;lackpool (Carlleton), Lancashire. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. BLAKEMAN, Ernest Walter - Sgt(A/G) - 1837046 - RAFVR - Banbury, Oxfordshire. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. BROOKS, John MCCallum - F/O (Air/Bomber) - 151987 - RAFVR - Manchester Crematorium, Lancashire. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. COTTERELL, Eric - F/S (A/G) - 1430072 - RAFVR - Hounslow, Middlesex. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. CRAWFORD, Nathaniel Hugh - Sgt(Nav) - 1545675 - RAFVR - Raloo Church of Ireland, County Antrim. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. CURTIS, Donald Wilfred - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - RAFVR - Ebbw Vale (Cwm), Monmouthshire. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. DRIVER, Donald Arthur - F/O (Pilot) - 160678 - D F M - RAFVR - Banbury, Oxfordshire. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. LAWTON, Walter Joseph - Sgt (A/G) - 2209661 - RAFVR - Liverpool (Anfield), Lancashire. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. McGREGOR, James Harvey - F/S (A/G) - 978853 - RAFVR - Wick, Caithness-shire. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. NIXON, Joseph Henry - Sgt(A/G) - 1898832 - RAFVR - Clough Presbyterian, County Down. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. OLIVER, John Alexander - Sgt(A/G) - 1822471 - RAFVR - Huntly, Aberdeenshire. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. PACK, Frederick John - Sgt(A/G) - RAFVR - Fareham (Itichfield) New, Hampshire. [ Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. PARR, Thomas - Sgt(A/G) - 2212825 - RAFVR - Manchester (Philips Park), Lancashire. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. WILSON, Stanley Raymond - P/O (Pilot) - 173801 - RAFVR - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne (Byker & Heaton), Northumberland. [ Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ....Read More.Alex Smart on 27th February 2014 07:46:08
440531 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-5-1944Hi ISRAEL DUKE, William Ernest - W/O(pilot) - possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN978 of No 76 OTU, which crashed on take off from Aqir. GALLETLY, Peter - W/O (WoP/A/G) - see Duke. GLASWELL, Richard Baden - Sgt - see Duke. PUTWAIN, Frederick Charles - Sgt(Pilot) - see Duke. SINCLAIR, George - Sgt - see Duke. CYPRUS JUDGE, Hugh - Sgt (Radio Op(Air)) - serving at Ein Shemer. EGYPT GREENOP, Derek William Dudley - Sgt - serving at Ein Shemer. INDIA BASHAM, William Thomas - Sgt - serving at 9 SoTT. UK CLARIDGE, Albert Edward - F/O - MiD - registered in Luton FRANKLIN, Ralph - LAC - registered in Norwich GOURLEY, John Alexander - AC1 - not Eng/Wales?. HODGKINS, Albert - LAC - registered in Birmingham MARSHALL, Robert Bates Alexander - AC1 - registeredin Midhurst. SCALES, Cameron Hardy - F/O(Pilot) - registered in Abingdon. BATES, Fred - Sgt(WoP/A/G) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. BLAKEMAN, Ernest Walter - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. BROOKS, John MCCallum - F/O (Air/Bomber) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. COTTERELL, Eric - F/S (A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. CRAWFORD, Nathaniel Hugh - Sgt(Nav) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. CURTIS, Donald Wilfred - Sgt(Flt/Engr) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. DRIVER, Donald Arthur - F/O (Pilot) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. LAWTON, Walter Joseph - Sgt (A/G) - 2209661 - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. McGREGOR, James Harvey - F/S (A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. NIXON, Joseph Henry - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. OLIVER, John Alexander - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. PACK, Frederick John - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU ]. PARR, Thomas - Sgt(A/G) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. WILSON, Stanley Raymond - P/O (Pilot) - Stirling III - LK715 - 1654 HCU ]. Malcolm ....Read More.malcolm_raf on 28th February 2014 05:58:46
440531 - Unaccounted Airmen - 31-5-1944BLAKEMAN, Ernest Walter - Sgt(A/G) - Wellington III - BK157 - 12 OTU On a gunnery training flight 31 May 1944 while doing evasive maneuvers the port wing came away, and the plane crashed into a field in Tadmarton, Oxon, killing all on board. Sgt Blakeman and the pilot are buried in Banbury, Oxon. ....Read More.gmarsh on 15th June 2014 04:08:43


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