|420907 - Unaccounted airmen - 7-9-1942||What were the places of death registration for:
A - Not found in Flight archives:
LAC Frederick DOOTSON - 1032921 - age 20.
B - Killed on active service:
F/Sgt (Pilot) Louis M.A. GREEN - 1131651;
Sgt (Pilot) Donald D. KNOTT - 1376245, and
Sgt (Pilot) Keith LETCH - 1336613.
C - Missing in Casualty Communiqué 186 (Flight 31-12-1942) however buried Coppull Parish Churchyard Extension, Lancashire):
Sgt (WOp/Ag) Amos YOUNG - 983124 - age 26.
D - Died on active service:
AC1 Albert JEREMIAH - 1415942;
F/Sgt (WOp/Ag) Frank JOWETT - 638280 (difficult to read on scanned page);
Sgt Edward J. SMITH - 1303702;
Cpl John W. WITNEY - 1229577, and
AC1 William WOLSTENCROFT - 1511300.
E - Proposed aircraft losses:
Beaufighter IC - T3315 - 2 (C)OTU - crashed in forced landing Skipsea, Yorkshire.
Wellington IA - P9235 - 1 AAS - crashed on take-off Kenwick Bar, 2 miles SE of Louth, Lincolnshire.
Master II - DL849 - 7 (P)AFU - collided with Master DL838 and crashed Newton Wisbech, Cambridgeshire (already as casualties on DL838 crashed Poplar Tree Farm, Newton Wisbech: Sgt [Pilot] F.N. ANDREW - RCAF R/90241 and P/O [Pilot u/t] N.G. BAILEY - RNZAF NZ413368).
Regards and thanks for your help.
Henk. ....Read More.||Henk Welting on 14th October 2009 11:48:29|
|420907 - Unaccounted airmen - 7-9-1942||Hi Henk
Dootson,20, registered at Ely, Cambridgeshire.?RAF Hospital
Green,29, registered at Louth, Lincolnshire.Possibly P9235
Knott,20 and Letch,20, registered at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire which might connect them to Master DL949 and is the same place where your 2 known casualties, Andrew and Bailey are registered
Young26, and Jowett,20, registered at Oakham, Rutland which may connect them
Jeremiah,19, registered at Essex S West
The most likely Edward J Smith,32, registered at Maidstone Kent where he is buried. There was another,aged 29, registered at Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Witney,32,registered at Shrewsbury, Shropshire.He is spelled Whitney on the register
I found a William Wolstencroft,32, registered at Wirral, Cheshire but I couldn't find him on CWGC. Must be me -I've found him now -2155!!
Dick ....Read More.||Dick on 14th October 2009 01:17:15|
|115 Sqn Wellington Incident Late 1939||Hello,
Perhaps this list may help.
From the Air Brit RAF Serials series.
Wellingtons delivered between July 38 & Aug 39.
Used by 115 Sqn
Delivered between Aug 39 & Apl 40
Delivered between July & Aug 40
N2735 to N2859
In case the July is 39 and not 40 as I assume it to be.
Delivered between Aug & Dec 39
Delivered between Dec 39 & Jan 40
Delivered between Jan & Apl 39
All the best
Alex ....Read More.||Alex Smart on 27th February 2013 08:11:27|
|420907 - Unaccounted airmen - 7-9-1942||F1180 confirms F/Sgt (Pilot) Louis M.A. GREEN - 1131651 as sole fatality on Wellington P9235.
Ross ....Read More.||Ross_McNeill on 20th January 2014 02:04:16|