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 Wellington IA  P2515


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 24 Mar 40 Aircraft Name Wellington IA Serial Number P2515
Unit 37 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2251 23 Mar 1940 from Feltwell. Cause of crash and crash site not establishedd.
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1934Flying 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. Note: With photographsC16471156
AIR81/1935Flying 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.C16471157

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington IA P2515

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerPhilip Francis TEMPLEMAN (39767) Pilot Wellington IA P2515  AIR81/1934 1940-03-3137 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantDouglas Warren WILSON (566477) Pilot Wellington IA P2515  AIR81/1934 1940-03-2437 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery

Prisoners of War for Wellington IA P2515

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
ACJohn Albert BURKE (631520) Wellington IA P2515
1940-03-2337 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus
LACJ R CLARK (538337) Wellington IA P2515
1940-03-2437 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
LACEustace LAWSON (619063) Wellington IA P2515
1940-03-2437 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
SgtKenneth Rupert SAY (580731) Wellington IA P2515
1940-03-2437 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus


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