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Hampden I  L4127 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hampden I  L4127

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/17Sergeant R E Herd: report of death. Wing Commander J C Cunningham, Sergeant A E C Povey, Sergeant N M Kirkus, Sergeant H H Turner, Aircraftman 1st Class J Anthony, Sergeant W H Stephens, Sergeant C B Sproston, Aircraftman 1st Class A Wilson, Flying Officer N C Beck, Flying Officer R Turner, Flying Officer J T B Sadler, Flight Sergeant S Williams, Acting Sergeant C G Williams, Aircraftman 2nd Class S Isherwood and Aircraftman 1st Class J W Cumming: missing presumed dead. Aircraftman 1st Class H Liggett, Pilot Officer R D Baughan, Pilot Officer R M Coste and Sergeant R L Galloway: prisoner of war; Hampdens L4127, L4121, L4134, L4126 and L4132 shot down, 30 September 1939.C14141996
AIR81/86Pilot Officer R Turner, Flying Officer N C Beck, Sergeant P E B Sproston and Aircraftman 1st Class A Wilson: report of deaths; Hampden L4127 shot down near Heligoland, 29 September 1939. Note: With photographsC14141908

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hampden I L4127

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerNorman Croxen BECK (37923) Pilot Hampden I L4127  AIR81/86 1939-09-29144 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
SergeantPercy Edmund Boyce SPROSTON (580679) Observer Hampden I L4127  AIR81/86 1939-09-29144 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerRoger TURNER (70689) Hampden I L4127  AIR81/86 1939-09-29144 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassAlan WILSON (551660) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I L4127  AIR81/86 1939-09-29144 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsSchiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Ce

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vredenhof schiermonnikoogHello Klass From CWGC and BCL1, I think the man you refer to was: Aircraftman 1st Class (W.Op./Air Gnr.) ALAN WILSON Age: 18 Date of Death: 29/09/1939 Service No: 551660 He was the son of Duncan and Jessie Wilson, of Sandyford. Newcastle-on-Tyne. Buried at SCHIERMONNIKOOG (VREDENHOF) CEMETERY Grave 16 144 Sqn Hampden I L4127 PL- Op: Heligoland F/O NC Beck P/O R Turner AC1 A Wilson Sgt PEB Sprotson T/O 0640 from Hemswell. Crashed into the sea between Heligoland and Wangerooge. May have been shot down by a Me109 flown by Hmptm Dickore of 1./ZG26. AC1 Wilson is buried in the Vredenhof Cemetery on the Dutch Island of Schiermonnikoog; his comrades have no known graves and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial. 144Sqn lost 5 Hampden bombers and 20 airmen on this op. Regards Andy ....Read More.Andy Ingham on 28th April 2008 08:26:56

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