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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date of Crash || 20 Nov 42 ||Aircraft Name || Wellington II ||Serial Number || W5583 |
|Unit || 104 Sqdn ||Operating Airfield || ||Country || Italy/Sicily|
|Aircrew details || |
|Source|| Henk Welting's Database|
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|Citation ||AIR81 Casualty File Description ||Link |
|AIR81/7843||Sergeant T F Ebrill: died of injuries; Sergeant L G Smalley, Sergeant J F Armstrong: injured; Sergeant T H A Hendserson, Squadron Leader H Budden, Pilot Officer Sutton: uninjured; enemy action, Wellington W5583, 104 Squadron, 24 July 1941.||C16757140|
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|104 squadron 1942 luqa||Hello,
19-20 November 1942
Wellington II W5583 "E"
Took off c.1810, Luqa (Malta), to attack Catania, and shot down over the target. W/O Fearnside is buried at Agira Canadian War Cemetery, the remainder at Catania War Cemetery.
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1001414 F/Sgt (Obs.) Clifford Ernest GRAY RAFVR +
NZ41585 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) William Eric HAMMOND RNZAF +
1202313 Sgt (Air Gnr.) John William LAYTON RAFVR +
1316546 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Benjamin Colin David HOLMES RAFVR+
Royal Air Force Bomber Losses in the Middle East and Mediterranean Vol.1 1939-1942
Gunby,David & Pelham Temple.
For Your Tomorrow:A Record of New Zealanders who have died while serving with the RNZAF and Allied Air Services since 1915. Vol. One: Fates 1915-1942.
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