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 Wellington IA N2884



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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/4399Flying Officer C G Birch, Pilot Officer R Vevers, Sergeant J C Dickson, Sergeant B Butler, Sergeant D Williamson, Sergeant D G Johnson, Sergeant T Grantham, Sergeant N Gaskell, Sergeant M Ward: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Wellington N2884, 20 Operational Training Unit, 28 November 1940.C16688497

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington IA N2884

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerColin Granville BIRCH (40984) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantBenjamin BUTLER (627874) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn Campbell DICKSON (759323) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantNorman GASKELL (646822) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas GRAHAM (972571) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDouglas George JOHNSON (968136) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert VEVERS (87653) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantMaurice WARD (641509) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDonald WILLIAMSON (968020) Wellington IA N2884 AIR81/4399 1940-11-2820 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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Australian CasualtiesWard - 20 OTU Wellington N2884 ....Read More.John Larder on 24th June 2008 04:00:05
115 Sqn Wellington Incident Late 1939Hello, Perhaps this list may help. From the Air Brit RAF Serials series. Wellingtons delivered between July 38 & Aug 39. Used by 115 Sqn L4221,L4295,L4299,L4300,L4301,L4305,L4306,L4307,L4317, L4318,L4319,L4321,L4323,L4324,L4325,L4333,L4334 Delivered between Aug 39 & Apl 40 L7774 Delivered between July & Aug 40 N2735 to N2859 In case the July is 39 and not 40 as I assume it to be. N2755,N2756,N2759,N2760,N2855 Delivered between Aug & Dec 39 N2875,N2876,N2877,N2878,N2884,N2885,N2899,N2900,N2901, N2902,N2947,N2948,N2949,N2950,N2987,N2988,N2989,N2990. Delivered between Dec 39 & Jan 40 P2524 Delivered between Jan & Apl 39 P9207,P9224,P9226,P9227,P9229,P9230,P9235,P9236 Good Hunting, All the best Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 27th February 2013 08:11:27
PO Robert Vevers RAFKen From Bomber Command Losses, Volume 7, page 35: 20 O.T.U. Wellington Ia N2884 Op. Training. Took off from Lossiemouth for a night navigation exercise over the North Sea. Last heard on W/T sending SOS and indicating that the port engine had failed and height could not be maintained. It is assumed that shortly after 1806 hrs the aircraft went into the sea some 70 miles east of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. Other crews in the exercise area reported very bad weather and heavy seas. All nine crew killed. F/O. C D. Birch DFC P/O. R. Vevers Sgt. B. Butler Sgt. J C. Dickson MID Sgt. N. Gaskell Sgt. T. Graham Sgt. D G. Johnson Sgt. M. Ward Sgt. D. Williamson Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 15th June 2017 12:03:50


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