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 Blenheim I L1545



Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  31 Aug 40 Aircraft Name  Blenheim I Serial Number  L1545
Unit  60 Sqdn Operating Airfield  Dum Dum Country  India
Aircrew details Sgt Richard HESELTINE*(563144)
Sgt Reginald John TOMPKINS*(565827)
Details Missing believed killed - Failed to return from BAy of Bengal
Source AIR81 : Casualty Files at NA, Kew, UK

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/2961Sergeant R J Tompkins, Sergeant R Heseltine, Aircraftman W A Ayres: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Bay of Bengal, Blenheim L1545, 60 Squadron, 30 August 1940.C16472459

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim I L1545

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantWilliam Arthur AYRES (610542) Blenheim I L1545  AIR81/2961 1940-08-3060 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantRichard HESELTINE (563144) Blenheim I L1545  AIR81/2961 1940-08-3060 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial
SergeantReginald John TOMPKINS (565827) Blenheim I L1545  AIR81/2961 1940-08-3060 Sqdn AIR27 SingaporeSingapore Memorial


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