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 Bombay  L5848


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 16 Jul 40 Aircraft Name Bombay Serial Number L5848
Unit 216 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/2404Leading Aircraftman M H Winship: killed; Pilot Officer T A Grundy, Sergeant J G Cowlishaw, Leading Aircraftman P D Snowden, Leading Aircraftman T Murray: missing believed killed; failed to return from operational flight over Tobruk, Bombay L5848, 216 Squadron, 15 July 1940.C16471749
AIR81/2405Leading Aircraftman M H Winship: killed; Pilot Officer T A Grundy, Sergeant J G Cowlishaw, Leading Aircraftman P D Snowden, Leading Aircraftman T Murray: missing believed killed; failed to return from operational flight over Tobruk, Bombay L5848, 216 Squadron, 15 July 1940.C16471750

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Bombay L5848

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantJohn George COWLISHAW (590842) Bombay L5848  AIR81/2405 1940-07-16216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Pilot OfficerThomas Albert GRUNDY (42306) Bombay L5848  AIR81/2405 1940-07-16216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanThomas MURRAY (540176) Bombay L5848  AIR81/2405 1940-07-16216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
SergeantPeter Douglas SNOWDEN (526768) Bombay L5848  AIR81/2405 1940-07-16216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptAlamein Memorial
Leading AircraftmanMatthew Hetherington WINSHIP (540854) Bombay L5848  AIR81/2405 1940-07-16216 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptHalfaya Sollum War Cemetery

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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Details for these casualties - BenwellSimon Grundy lost on Bombay L5848 on an op against Tobruk. ....Read More.John Larder on 16th November 2011 06:23:03
Closed AIR 81 Files ListHere are list of all the Closed Files, in reverse order of them being opened on current schedule A Freedom Of Information FOI request at Kew may bet them reviewed and opened earlier I think most of the long tail dates are due to someone asking for info in file (via a letter to AHB) and this causing the 80 Years (to be reset) assuming the person making the request was 20 (20+80 = 100) Usually a polite request in the FOI that any personal data since 1939/1940/1941 etc can be redacted is worth it - And if you can also provide evidence of who people are involved - including ref to CWG that helps As you can see the longest is 2095 - So I assume this was looked at by a request in 2015 - Maybe a letter with a name or address etc - All of which can be redacted If you go to the AIR link there is a button to link you to the FOI Page Kind Regards Paul Citable Reference Description Opening Date AIR 81/2138 Flight Lieutenant S I Dodds, Pilot Officer B S Booth, Leading Aircraftman A H Gumbleton, Leading Aircraftman N E Jacobs: missing believed killed; shot down, enemy action, Anson OYG, 48 Squadron, 20 May 1940. 01/01/2095 AIR 81/2092/1 Closed extracts: 10 pages 01/01/2095 AIR 81/2090 Flying Officer P A Hawks, Sergeant F J J Evans, Aircraftman C G Shaw: missing believed killed; near Vrigne-aux-Bois, France, Blenheim P6926, 59 Squadron, 14 May 1940. 01/01/2095 AIR 81/2076 Sergeant I L Thomas, Sergeant V Spurr, Leading Aircraftman H Bridson: killed; failed to return from operational flight over Holland, Blenheim L8831, 40 Squadron, 10 May 1940. 01/01/2094 AIR 81/1935 Flying Officer P F Templeman: died of wounds; Sergeant D W Wilson: killed; Sergeant K R Say, Aircraftman J A Burke, Leading Aircraftman E Lawson, Leading Aircraftman J R Clark: prisoners of war; shot down by anti-aircraft fire, Wellington P2515, 37 Squadron, 24 March 1940. 01/01/2093 AIR 81/3172 Flying Officer A W L Cobbe, Pilot Officer H M Christopher, Sergeant W H Cassells: missing believed killed; enemy action, Blenheim 3915, 82 Squadron, 8 September 1940. 01/01/2091 AIR 81/2408/1 Closed extracts: 6 pages 01/01/2090 AIR 81/1803 Flying Officer J R Garrett: injured; Sergeant H C Moorby: killed; Leading Aircraftman T C McClure, Aircraftman R Beattie: uninjured; aircraft accident, Prestatyn, 502 Squadron, 19 January 1940. 01/01/2088 AIR 81/2404 Leading Aircraftman M H Winship: killed; Pilot Officer T A Grundy, Sergeant J G Cowlishaw, Leading Aircraftman P D Snowden, Leading Aircraftman T Murray: missing believed killed; failed to return from operational flight over Tobruk, Bombay L5848, 216 Squadron, 15 July 1940. 01/01/2087 AIR 81/2750 Sergeant R S Hartnell, Sergeant E R Eastoe, Sergeant H G Ives, Sergeant F C E Gates: killed; Sergeant C A V Attwood, Sergeant E J Stephens, Sergeant R T Richardson, Sergeant E G Turner: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Isle of Man, Wellington N2945, 11 Operational Training Unit, 24 August 1940. 01/01/2086 AIR 81/2303 ....Read More.paulmcmillan on 8th July 2020 11:03:23


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