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Lancaster B.I  W4273 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database] RAFCommands.com

 Lancaster B.I  W4273


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 23 Nov 42 Aircraft Name Lancaster B.I Serial Number W4273
Unit 460 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country
Aircrew details
Details Took off 1815 from Breighton. No other details.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Prisoners of War for Lancaster B.I W4273

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
W/OClifton Edward AUSTIN (408617) Lancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 SqdnStalag Luft L6 Heydekrug
Plt OffGraham Royston BERRY (407281) Lancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
Flt LtFrederick Gordon GIVEN (404624) Lancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria
Flt SgtFrederick William HAYMAN (401036) Lancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 SqdnStalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria

Other Occupants in Lancaster B.I W4273

RankName, NumberDetailsDate of LossUnit
SgtT H HANSTOCK () EvaderLancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 Sqdn
SgtJ C SHUTTLEWORTH () EvaderLancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 Sqdn
Plt OffrD T GALT (400976) EvaderLancaster B.I W4273
1942-11-22460 Sqdn


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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

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POW and Evaders Database WorkPeter Might be a typo - could he possibly be Clifton Edward [URL="http://www.rafcommands.com/database/awards/details.php?qname=AUSTIN&qnum=408617"]AUSTIN[/URL] (408617)? See: [URL]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=W4273[/URL] Regards Simon EDIT - his R.A.A.F. file records he was in Stalag Luft 1 from December 1942 to September 1943 - however the handwriting's not great! He was free for two days after the crash-landing in France but was taken to Frankfurt after his capture. ....Read More.wwrsimon on 9th May 2021 12:04:57
POW and Evaders Database WorkAnother one: [B]Clifton Kustrin[/B] - Royal Air Force - Sergeant - WO416 has his D.o.B. as 26/05/1918 at Melbourne, and he's on ancestry.co.uk as Clifton Edward Austin, born May 26th 1918. He's also on the 'Registration of Foreigners and German Persecutees, 1939-1947' as a member of a Lancaster crew with F. W. Hayman, G. R. Berry and F.G. Given, captured 22.11.1942, which would make it this Lancaster (note date, however): [url]http://www.rafcommands.com/database/serials/details.php?uniq=W4273[/url] Regards Simon ....Read More.wwrsimon on 13th June 2021 12:26:29


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