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 Wellington Ic  R1008


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  15 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Wellington Ic Serial Number  R1008
Unit  218 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Germany
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8331Pilot Officer A P Mitchell, Sergeant K E Smith, Pilot Officer E Wakefield, Sergeant C J Mathews, Sergeant A R Bell, Flight Sergeant K F Lewis: killed; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over Hanover, Germany, Wellington R1008, 218 Squadron, 14 August 1941. With photographs.C16924173

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington Ic R1008

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantAlfred Ronald BELL (931537) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flight SergeantKeith Francis LEWIS (625523) Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantCharles James MATTHEWS (751430) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flying OfficerArthur Page MITCHELL (43977) Pilot Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
SergeantKeith Ernest SMITH (1174439) Pilot Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerErnest WAKEFIELD (67083) Observer Wellington Ic R1008  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery


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