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 Halifax II  JD465


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 24 Aug 43 Aircraft Name Halifax II Serial Number JD465
Unit 77 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2024 23 Aug 1943 from Elvington. Cause of loss not established.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Halifax II JD465

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantStanley William ABRAMS (R/180521) Air Gunner Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantKenneth William DARRAH (1396028) Navigator Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantArnold Richard DOWNES (1464831) Flight Engi Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantRussell Edwards FULLER (1319889) Pilot Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
SergeantRobert Barclay SPENCE (1574008) Air Gunner Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery
Squadron LeaderNoel William WRIGHT (37589) Pilot Halifax II JD465  IBCC 1943-08-2477 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBerlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

Prisoners of War for Halifax II JD465

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
James ADAMSON (157277)Halifax II JD465
1943-08-2377 SqdnStalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe)
Fg OffJames Park WOOD (136888)Halifax II JD465
1943-08-2377 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria


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W/C George Harcus Sheehan 37587Hello Susan, and Welcome to the RAFCommands. Here is what I have in my files on George Harcus SHEEHAN: Born: 28/3/1915 New South Wales, Australia. Enlisted RAAF, Point Cook, Victoria (Cadet) 15/1/1935 (Intake - 30 cadets, 8 of whom would eventually be granted Short Servive Commissions in the RAF). Graduated - Point Cook 10/11/1935 Departed Melbourne (Station Pier), 14/1/1935, aboard R.M.S. Comorin (picked up Geoffrey Edward HORNE at Fremantle, Western Australia) en route to London. The eight were: 37582 Frederick William FLOOD - + 11/9/1940. No.235 Sqn. Blenheim IV Z5725:LA-G - CCL1/63. 37585 Geoffrey Edward HORNE 37584 Henry Daniel NEWMAN - Twice Mentioned in Despatches (WWII) (later OBE). ?????? John Barrington PASCOE-WEBB - + 13/4/1937 No.27(B) Sqn. Wapiti IIA K1031. 37583 Vernon RAY - Later transferred to RAAF (1/4/1941), 282629 - KCVSA (W/C.) 1/9/1944. 37587 George Harcus SHEEHAN - + 25/8/1942 No.61 Sqn. Lancaster I R5662 - BCL3/189. 37588 Ernest Alfred WHITELEY - Later S/L, DFC. 25/7/1941 - No.69 Sqn. 37589 Noel William WRIGHT - + 24/8/1943 No.77 Sqn. RAF, Halifax II JD465:KN-U - BCL4/281. All granted Short Service Commissions on 21/2/1936, and to RAF Uxbridge. Sheehan, confirmed in appointment as Acting Pilot Officer and graded Pilot Officer 16/8/1936. Posted to No.102 (B) Sqn, Finningley, 6/10/1936. Acting Pilot Officer to Flying Officer 21/9/1937. Promoted to Flight Lieutenant 21/9/1939. Father, James Arthur SHEEHAN (67) died 15/4/1940 (Bago Lower, Batlow, N.S.W.). Injured - No.16 OTU Hampden I P1251 - 7/5/1940 - BCL7/14. Promoted to Squadron Leader 1/12/1940. Mentioned in Despatches (A/S/L) 1/1/1941 (New Year's Honours List). Promoted to Wing Commander 1/6/1942. F.T.R. (Frankfurt) 25/8/1942 - No.61 Sqn. Lancaster I R5662:QR-A - BCL3/189. In correspondence, Sheehan is mentioned as 2nd Pilot aboard R5662. As to the leadership of No.61 Sqn., I have no information. That's all that I have. If you have more, I would appreciate seeing it. Corrections, additions welcomed. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 11th April 2017 06:10:14


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