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 Anson I K6183

Record in National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/3Pilot Officer L H Edwards: prisoner of war. Leading Aircraftman J Quilter, Sergeant A O Heslop and Aircraftman 1st Class G Sheffield: missing presumed dead; Anson K6183 failed to return from patrol over the North Sea, 5 September 1939.C14141982

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Anson I K6183

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantAlexander Oliver HESLOP (566050) K6183 AIR81/3 1939-09-059 SqdnUnited KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Leading AircraftmanJohn QUILTER (524808) K6183 AIR81/3 1939-09-05206 SqdnUnited KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassGeoffrey SHEFFIELD (552231) K6183 AIR81/3 1939-09-05206 SqdnUnited KingdomRunnymede Memorial

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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First and Last Coastal Command LossHi Andrew Ross records the 1st Coastal loss as 48 Sqn Anson I K8704OY-E, which was ditched close to Thorney Is on 4/9/39 having lost an engine on return from a patrol, the crew were:- Sgt R E Williams Sgt F Burton LAC J Meek AC D Hider ,all of whom were rescued The first that he records as being actually shot down was 206 Sqn Anson I , K6183,VX-B that attacked a German He115 off the Friesian Is on 5/9/39 and was shot down by return fire. The crew were P/O L H Edwards POW Sgt A O Heslop KIA AC1 G Sheffield KIA LAC J Quilter KIA These come from Ross's Coastal Command Losses Vol 1. He hasn't published the last losses yet! Regards Dick ....Read More.Dick on 2nd January 2008 05:45:30

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