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 Wellington Ic  R1644


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 27 Jun 41 Aircraft Name Wellington Ic Serial Number R1644
Unit 150 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 2305 26 June 1941 from Newton. Shot down by Flak and crashed 0400 27 June 1941 at Grubbenvorst (Limburg) on the W bank of the Maas 6 km NNW of Venlo Holland.
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7178Pilot Officer J W Sievers (RNZAF), Pilot Officer C R C Herbert, Pilot Officer A G Ross, Sergeant H G Burgess, Sergeant W J Grieve, Sergeant F J Hart (RCAF): killed; aircraft shot down and crashed near Kalifornien, Holland, Wellington R1644, 150 Squadron, 26 June 1941. With photographs.C16756475

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington Ic R1644

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHector George BURGESS (953783) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Flight SergeantWilliam John GRIEVE (651970) Wireless Op Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
SergeantFrancis Joseph HART (R/56088) Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerChristopher Reginald HERBERT (88474) Pilot Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAlan George St. John ROSS (82726) Observer Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerJohn Winston SIEVERS (79514) Pilot Wellington Ic R1644  AIR81/7178 1941-06-27150 Sqdn AIR27 NetherlandsJonkerbos War Cemetery

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