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 Blenheim IV L9296


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  13 Mar 41 Aircraft Name  Blenheim IV Serial Number  L9296
Unit  2 SAC Operating Airfield   Country  UK
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Source Henk Welting's Database

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Blenheim IV L9296

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantWilliam Frederick Harry BUTHEE (747930) Wireless Operator Blenheim IV L9296  Forum Post 1941-03-132 SAC United KingdomNorthampton (Billing Road) Cem
SergeantJohn Walter DEWAR (755432) Radio Operator (Air) Blenheim IV L9296  Forum Post 1941-03-132 SAC United KingdomLuton Church Burial Ground
Pilot OfficerHarold Sydney HOPKINS (89335) Pilot Blenheim IV L9296  Forum Post 1941-03-132 SAC United KingdomBristol (Canford) Cemetery
SergeantReginald George William JENKINS (959288) Observer Blenheim IV L9296  Forum Post 1941-03-132 SAC United KingdomNew Southgate Cemetery


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410313 - Unaccounted airmen - 13-3-1941What caused the death of and/or what were the places of death registration for: Sgt (Pilot) Robert BRYSON - 745373 - 111 Sqn (Dyce, Aberdeen detached Montrose, Angus) - killed in action (while flying in operations against the enemy); Sgt (WOp) William F.H. BUTHEE - 747930 - killed on active service; Sgt (WOp) John W. DEWAR - 755432 - killed on active service; P/O (Pilot) Harold S. HOPKINS - 89335 - killed on active service; Sgt (Obs) Reginald G.W. JENKINS - 959288 - killed on active service, and G/Capt John B.H. ROGERS - 15128 - 600 Sqn (Catterick, Yorkshire) - not found Flight archives. Proposed aircraft losses for this day: Blenheim I - L6835 - 54 OTU - crashed on landing Ulleskelf, near Church Fenton. Blenheim IV - L9296 - 2 SAC - flew into ground 4 miles W of Andover. Magister I - L8292 - 16 EFTS - crashed; no further details. Master I - N7453 - 5 FTS - crashed in forced landing 5 miles SW of Whitchurch, Shropshire. Master I - N7844 - 8 FTS - crashed on landing Montrose. Master I - N7934 - 5 FTS - crashed in forced landing Old Dudleston, Ellesmere, Cheshire. Spitfire I - L1034 - 57 OTU - abandoned New Street, Beaumaris, Anglesey. Tutor I - K3356 - CFS - crashed on overshoot Marlborough LG. Regards and thanks for your help. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 15th August 2008 08:01:04
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