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 Liberator KK223


GR.VI; ex 44-44294; dld Dorval 7.12.44; Goose Bay - Prestwick 26.12.44; SAL, Prestwick, 26.12.44; SNAKE acft; to Lockheed, Renfrew 1.45; allocated to India; arr Jodhpur 14.2.45; 1346 Flt [Z]; undershot and hit trees on night approach to Kankesanturai 30.11.45, cartwheeled and caught fire; SOC 28.2.46. More information in: The Liberator in RAF and Commonwealth Service by James D. Oughton , John F. Hamlin, Andrew Thomas

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  30 Nov 45 Aircraft Name  Liberator VI Serial Number  KK223
Unit  1346 Flt Operating Airfield   Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details Fg Offr Charles Jack FIELD* (162043)
Details Kankesanturai - undersht during night ldg cartwheel
Source Joe Baugher
Date of Crash  30 Nov 45 Aircraft Name  Liberator GR.VI Serial Number  KK223
Unit  1346 Flt Operating Airfield   Country  Ceylon
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Liberator GR.VI KK223

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerBrian Chadwick CLEGG (167286) Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery
Flying OfficerCharles Jack FIELD (162043) Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery
SergeantRonald GREER (2209644) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery
Flight SergeantMaurice John GURNEY (1605924) Navigator/Wireless Op. Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery
Flying OfficerGilbert Leonard MARKS (167598) Navigator (Bomber) Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery
SergeantAlfred Roy PATRICK (575681) Wireless Op./Mechanic Liberator KK223   1945-11-30 Sri LankaTrincomalee War Cemetery


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451130 - Unaccounted. Airmen - 30-11-1945Hello, From Henk's List - UK Bouston, Roy Desmond - AC1c -1503552 - RAFVR - Bromyard Cemetery, Herefordshire. Gorski, Kazimierz Szczepan - Lt/Col - P.2452 - PAF - Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey. Phillips, Ronald Stanley - AC2c - 1413590 - RAFVR - Milford Haven Cemetery, Pembrokeshire. Weinstock, Jacob - AC2c - 1625531 - RAFVR - Willesden Jewish Cemetery, Middlesex. Winter, John George - Cpl - 1612270 - RAFVR - Gateshead ( Salt well ) Cemetery, Durham. From CWGC & Geoff's sites - Australia Head, Thomas - LAC - 84107 - RAAF - Perth War Cemetery & Annex, Western Australia. Egypt Davies, Stanley Ivor - F/O(Navy) - 177504 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Forde, William Francis Victor - F/O(WoP) - 166823 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Garside, Stanley - F/O - 177134 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Marley, Harold James - F/Lt (Pilot) - 39824 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Sant, John Beauchamps - F/O - 167009 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Searle, John Oliver - F/O(Nav) - 197653 - RAFVR - D.F.M - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Thomas, Colin Price - F/O(Nav) - 199668 - RAFVR - [ 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Sri Lanka Clegg, Brian Chadwick - F/O - 167286 - RAFVR - Trincomalee War Cemetery - [ Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Field, Charles Jack - F/O - 162043 - RAFVR - Trincomalee War Cemetery - [ Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Greer, Ronald - Sgt(WoP-A/G) - 2209644 - RAFVR - Trincomalee War Cemetery - [ Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Gurney, Maurice John - F/Sgt ( Nav/WoP) - 1605924 - RAFVR - Trincomalee War Cemetery - [ Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Marks, Gilbert Leonard - F/O(Nav/Bomber) - 167598 - RAFVR - Trincomalee War Cemetery - [ Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Patrick, Alfred Roy - Sgt(WoP/Mechanic) - 575681 - RAF - Trincomalee War Cemetery Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. UK Baker, Brendan Denham - F/Lt(Pilot) - 106033 - D.F.C - RAFVR - Bridgewater ( Quantico Road ) Cemetery, Somerset - [ Focke Wulf 190S - AM037 - RAE ]. Crawford, Ronald - Naval Airman1c - L/FX.562141- HMS Nuthatch - RN - North Ormesby Cemetery, Yorkshire - Died from an illness. Willis, Thomas Charles - Air Mechanic (L) 1c - L/FX.93465 - HMS Merlin- RN - Prescott Cemetery, Lancaster - Died from an illness. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 14th October 2016 06:36:19
451130 - Unaccounted. Airmen - 30-11-1945Hi UK Bouston, Roy Desmond - AC1 - registered in Bromyard. Gorski, Kazimierz Szczepan - Lt/Col - died of natural causes in a London Hospital. Phillips, Ronald Stanley - AC2 - registered in East Glamorgan. Weinstock, Jacob - AC2 - registered in Swindon. Winter, John George - Cpl - registered in Surrey M E. Baker, Brendan Denham - F/Lt(Pilot) - Focke Wulf 190S - AM037 - RAE ]. Egypt Davies, Stanley Ivor - F/O - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Forde, William Francis Victor - F/O(WoP) - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Garside, Stanley - F/O - 177134 - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Marley, Harold James - F/Lt (Pilot) - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Sant, John Beauchamps - F/O - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Searle, John Oliver - F/O(Nav) - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Thomas, Colin Price - F/O(Nav) - 525 Sqn - Dakota IV - KN432 ]. Sri Lanka Clegg, Brian Chadwick - F/O - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Field, Charles Jack - F/O - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Greer, Ronald - Sgt(WoP-A/G) - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Gurney, Maurice John - F/Sgt ( Nav/WoP) - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Marks, Gilbert Leonard - F/O(Nav/Bomber) - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Patrick, Alfred Roy - Sgt(WoP/Mechanic) - Liberator VI - KK223 - 1346 Flt ]. Malcolm ....Read More.malcolm_raf on 15th October 2016 05:51:13


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