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Hampden I X2979 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hampden I X2979

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  17 Oct 40 Aircraft Name  Hampden I Serial Number  X2979
Unit  61 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/3807Pilot Officer E C Gardner, Pilot Officer W H Clemerson, Sergeant W H Hewitt: killed; Sergeant D Flanaghan: died of injuries; failed to return from air operations over enemy territory, Hampden X2979, 61 Squadron, 17 October 1940.C16687905

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hampden I X2979

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerWilliam Herbert CLEMERSON (81027) Pilot Hampden I X2979  AIR81/3807 1940-10-1761 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomIlkeston (Park) Cemetery
SergeantDominick FLANAGAN (532927) Air Gunner Hampden I X2979  AIR81/3807 1940-10-1761 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomSwaffham Cemetery
Flying OfficerEdwin Charles GARDNER (72558) Pilot Hampden I X2979  AIR81/3807 1940-10-1761 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTacolneston (All Saints) Churc
SergeantWilliam Hutchinson HEWITT (622581) Wireless Operator Hampden I X2979  AIR81/3807 1940-10-1761 Sqdn AIR27 Ireland, Republic ofCornamagh Cemetery

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