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 Saro London K5913


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  12 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  London II Serial Number  K5913
Unit  4 C OTU Operating Airfield   Country  UK/Sea
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Source Henk Welting's Database

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8998Sergeant R Wright (RCAF), Sergeant J Perry, Aircraftsman F Addison, Aircraftsman A C Nixon, Aircraftsman W J Page, Sergeant G W Gates (RCAF): killed; Aircraftsman J Marshall: missing believed killed; Sergeant Wilson (RCAF), Corporal J McAllister: injured; aircraft accident near Cromarty Pier, London K5913, 4 Coastal Operational Training Unit, 12 September 1941.C16924840

Casualities in the CWGC Register for London II K5913

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Aircraftman 1st ClassFrancis Fenn ADDISON (1253198) Saro London K5913  Forum Post 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
SergeantGerald Waldo GATES (R/65223) Pilot Saro London K5913  Forum Post 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext
Aircraftman 2nd ClassJohn Campbell MARSHALL (990666) Saro London K5913  Forum Post 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 2nd ClassArnold Charles NIXSON (1275795) Saro London K5913  AIR81/8998 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomDerby (Nottingham Road) Cemete
Aircraftman 2nd ClassDavid James PAGE (985476) Saro London K5913  Forum Post  Forum Post 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomMarkinch (St. Drostan's) Cemet
SergeantJohn PERRY (1325514) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Saro London K5913  AIR81/8998 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomRomiley (St. Chad) Churchyard
SergeantRoy Robert WRIGHT (A/10158) Pilot Saro London K5913  Forum Post 1941-09-124 (C) OTU United KingdomRosskeen Parish Churchyard Ext


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410912 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 12-9-1941Hi Henk, The Cromarty Firth loss is 4 OTU London, K5913. Do you have P/O J Gric with No.58 OTU Spitfire X4928 its not on your list? Regards Ross ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 14th December 2008 02:14:43
410912 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 12-9-1941[QUOTE=Ross_McNeill;20037]Hi Henk, The Cromarty Firth loss is 4 OTU London, K5913. Do you have P/O J Gric with No.58 OTU Spitfire X4928 its not on your list? Regards Ross[/QUOTE] Thanks Ross for info on London aircraft K5913. This loss was in my files with sofar the names of three casualties (WRIGHT, ADDISON and Sgt [Pilot] Gerald W. GATES - RCAF - R/65223). Question: could MARSHALL also have been part of the London crew ? P/O GRIC (from Czechoslovakia) was in my files on Hurricane X4928; failed to recover from dive and crashed into the North Sea; commemorated on Panel 32 of the Runnymede Memorial.). Regards, Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 15th December 2008 06:08:41
410912 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 12-9-1941......and may have been missing on London II serial K5913 of 4 (C)OTU, crashlanded 1120h on Cromarthy Firth, 1 mile W of Cromarthy. Thanks Dennis. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 30th November 2009 07:36:45
1941 Unaccounted Airmen Database ReconciliationHello again Continuing on with the UK casualties: Henry Sidney WILKINSON (91156) - the inquest into his death was reported in several newspapers in the Birmingham area in August 1941. He was found shot through the head in his room, and died at Hollymoor Emergency Hospital. A verdict of "Suicide while the balance of his mind was disturbed" was returned by the Coroner. There appeared to no apparent reason for him taking his own life, and his Wing Commander sadi: "We have lost a very good officer, and all of us a very dear friend. The whole thing is a mystery." Jack Allen MARCUS A.T.A. - Lysander T1675. See: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/17582.php[/url] and: [url]http://www.raf-lichfield.co.uk/ATA%20Casualties.htm[/url] Xela Cambria MITCHELL (1367288) - the Bury Free Press of September 13th 1941 reported the inquest into his death. It recorda that he was found drowned in a lake, four days after he had been reported missing. A verdict of "death by drowning, having thrown himself into the lake whilst the balance of his mind was disturbed" was returned by the Coroner. George Raymond PRIESTLEY (1350730) - the Lincolnshire Echo of September 6th 1941 reported the inquest into his death. It records that he was found dead in his bunk with a bullet wound to the head, a revolver lying nearby. A verdict that "death was due to a revolver bullet wound, self-inflicted while the balance of the mind was disturbed by the taking of excessive alcohol and other causes" was returned by the Coroner. Lloyd Edgar FARROW (901170) - a family tree on ancestry.co.uk records that 'His plane was shot down [sic] in England and he suffered grave injuries to his leg from which he did not survive.' See: [url]http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york40/aclc.html[/url] David James PAGE (985476) - the Statutory Deaths Register records that he drowned as the result of an aircraft accident. Saro London K5913. See: [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?3660-410912-Unaccounted-airwoman-and-airmen-12-9-1941[/url] Bernard MACINSKI (P/783162) - the Nottingham Evening Post of September 24th 1941 reported that he was accidentally knocked down in the black-out by a car on Gunthorpe Road. He died in the General Hospital. Leonard John BOX (1185806) - a family tree on ancestry.co.uk has a copy of his death certificate, which records that he died at 368 Chepstow Avenue, Hornchurch, due to secondary liver cancer and carcinoma of the stomach. The National Probate Calendar records that he died on September 1st, but the death certificate confirms September 15th. Peter Holman WILLIAMS (1236372) - the Western Morning News of September 18th 1941 reported that he was killed when his motor cycle collided with a trailer being towed by an Army lorry at Coburg Cross, Chudleigh. He died in Newston Abbot Hospital without regaining consciousness. A verdict of "Accidental death" was returned by the Coroner. George William Henry STAPLEFORD (1203270) - the Notting ....Read More.wwrsimon on 30th April 2019 11:21:43


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