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 Halifax II  HR880


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 17 Aug 43 Aircraft Name Halifax II Serial Number HR880
Unit 35 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2011 16 Aug 1943 from Graveley. Cause of loss and crash-site not established.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Halifax II HR880

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerRobert Williams GRIFFITHS (116501) Air Gunner Halifax II HR880  IBCC 1943-08-1735 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderPatrick Archibald HAGGARTY (42500) Pilot Halifax II HR880  IBCC 1943-08-1735 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Connelly MUTCH (575761) Flight Engi Halifax II HR880  IBCC 1943-08-1735 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantAlan Henry John SUMNER (126845) Air Gunner Halifax II HR880  IBCC 1943-08-1735 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantMorris John Alfred WHITE (120889) Navigator Halifax II HR880  IBCC 1943-08-1735 Sqdn AIR27 ItalyMilan War Cemetery

Prisoners of War for Halifax II HR880

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
W/ORonald Leonard HOOPER (968134) Halifax II HR880
1943-08-1635 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus


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Halifax versionsHi Marcel, welcome aboard. From Air Britain RAF serials book I can confirm taht both Halifaxes you mentioned were Mk.II. There was batch of 250 Halifaxes Mk.II delivered between Sec 42 and Aug 43 by factory at Radlett: HR654-HR699, HR711-HR880,HR905-HR952,HR977-HR988. HTH Pavel ....Read More.CZ_RAF on 5th January 2014 05:06:20
Consolidated B-24 LiberatorPete Is this possibly it? [URL]https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=it&u=https://piemontefantasma.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/la-caduta-del-gigante-ricerca-personale/&prev=search&pto=aue[/URL] [I] On board the English bomber 4 corpses were recovered: [/I][I]1st MJA WHITE CE - OFFICER 120889 [/I][I]2nd PA HAGGARTY - OFFICER RC 42500 [/I][I]3rd could not identify because it was partially charred[/I] [I]4th GC MUTCH - OFFICER 575761[/I] (translated from the original Italian site here: [URL]https://piemontefantasma.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/la-caduta-del-gigante-ricerca-personale/[/URL] That would make it Halifax II HR880? Mis-identified as a Liberator? [URL]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=HR880[/URL] Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 15th January 2021 09:13:38


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