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 Wellington W5583

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

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/7843Sergeant 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

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington II W5583

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantThomas Frederick EBRILL (937441) Wellington W5583  AIR81/7843 1941-07-24104 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomStoke-On-Trent Crematorium

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