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 Gladiator II N5582


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  18 Dec 39 Aircraft Name  Gladiator II Serial Number  N5582
Unit  615 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France
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Source Henk Welting's Database

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1742Pilot Officer S M Wickham: killed; aircraft accident, Gladiator N5582, 615 Squadron, 18 December 1939.C16471068

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Gladiator II N5582

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerStanley Macdonald WICKHAM (40773) Pilot Gladiator II N5582   1939-12-18615 Sqdn AIR27 FranceDouai Communal Cemetery


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Gladiators sent to France.hello, Wetherill is in fact Weatherill. 3 Gladiator pilots are buried in Douai, France : Wickham (N5582), and Radcliffe (K8030) and Graeme (K8000) who were killed in a mid-air collision. Douai can be explained because they were based nearby at Vitry-en-Artois. Silly question maybe, but you don't say if you have checked the Squadrons' ORBs ? Joss ....Read More.jossleclercq on 24th April 2009 07:15:36
Gladiators sent to France.D - N5578 H - N5580 J - N5587 K - N5581 M - N2314 S - N5582 Taken from night flying detail dated 20/9/39 held at Sutton Library ....Read More.Thunderbird167 on 23rd October 2009 06:33:20


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