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 Wellington W5526


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  16 Sep 41 Aircraft Name  Wellington II Serial Number  W5526
Unit  305 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/9104Flying Officer I D Jeremy, Wing Commander J K M Drysdale, Flight Lieutenant W R Gardiner, Flight Lieutenant W C Ward, Flight Sergeant W C Wheatley, Flight Sergeant J D Truscott: killed; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over Le Havre, Wellington W5526, 305 Squadron, 15 September 1941.C16924946

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington II W5526

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Wing CommanderJames Kenneth Montague DRYSDALE (25055) Pilot Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Flight LieutenantWalter Ronald GARDINER (37807) Pilot Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Flight LieutenantIthel David JEREMY (77965) Air Gunner Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceHonfleur (St. Leonard) Communa
Flight SergeantJohn Desmond TRUSCOTT (550367) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Flight LieutenantWilliam Charles WARD (80972) Air Gunner Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Flight SergeantWilliam Charles WHEATLEY (550389) Observer Wellington W5526  NA/PRO 1941-09-15305 Sqdn AIR27 FranceSte. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre


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