|Air raid on Derna 12/12/1941 XI Squadron RAF||Hello,
A little more on 2/Lt Burrage SAAF:
Blenheim IV V5644*
During ops, V5644 was damaged in the observer's compartment as a result of AA fire. The observer, F/O Degenhardt RAAF, was hit, and later died from his wounds.
102345 2/Lt (Pilot) Roy Inglis BURRAGE SAAF - uninjured
AUS400426 F/O (Obs.) Charles George DEGENHARDT RAAF +
749446 F/Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Leslie Joseph MACEY RAFVR** - uninjured
F/O Degenhardt RAAF, is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.
* Blenheim V5644 was repaired and returned to service.
** F/Sgt Macey was killed on 11-12-1941, in No.11 Sqn Blenheim IV Z7797.
See also, the A705 Casualty File of AUS402187 Sgt N. G. S. DRUMMOND RAAF, Observer aboard Blenheim Z7909:
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