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 Hudson I N7279



National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/910Aircraftman 1st Class S J W Baines, Sergeant T H Nicholls, Aircraftman 1st Class J Long and Pilot Officer R B Askquith-Ellis: missing presumed dead; Hudson N7279 in air operations over the North Sea, 15 June 1940.C14502389

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hudson I N7279

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRalph Blanshard ASKQUITH-ELLIS (42477) Hudson I N7279 AIR81/910 1940-06-15224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Aircraftman 1st ClassSamuel James Watkin BAINES (630891) Hudson I N7279 AIR81/910 1940-06-15224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn LONG (621505) Hudson I N7279 AIR81/910 1940-06-15224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantThomas Hugh NICHOLLS (561837) Hudson I N7279 AIR81/910 1940-06-15224 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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Niel or Neil Ewart, RAF 41838 (NZ), 224 Sqdn., 15/06/1940What is the right name of this airman?: Niel Ewart (according to CWGC) or Neil Ewart (according to Cenotaph Database) He was on this plane: Type: Lockheed Hudson I Serial number: N7279, QX-U Operation: Sola, Norway Lost: 15/06/1940 (3) Pilot Officer Niel Ewart, RAF 41838 (NZ), 224 Sqdn., age 23, 15/06/1940, missing Pilot Officer Francis S. Crawford, RAF 41558 (NZ), 224 Sqdn., age 20, 15/06/1940, missing Sergeant Edgar Pearce, RAF 624941, 224 Sqdn., age 25, 15/06/1940, missing Aircraftman 1st Class Thomas Morton, RAF 615295, 224 Sqdn., age unknown, 15/06/1940, missing Took off at 06.25 hrs from Leuchars. Tasked to bomb an ammunition dump, but was shot down at 09.00 hrs by either Ofw A. Hackl or Fw Petermann of 5./JG77 off Sola, Norway. Sources: CWGC and Ross McNeill, 'Coastal Command Losses of the Second World War, Volume 1 (1939-1941)' Regards, Bart Losses 224 Squadron, 10/05/1940 - 30/06/1940 ....Read More.Bart FM Droog on 26th March 2008 06:46:03


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