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 Wellington IC X9749


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  26 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Wellington Ic Serial Number  X9749
Unit  40 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  Belgium
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Source Henk Welting's Database

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AIR81/8562Squadron Leader A C Martin, Pilot Officer T R Fyles, Pilot Officer R R Reynolds, Sergeant R J F Perras (RCAF), Sergeant G Knight, Flying Officer W Wright: killed; aircraft shot down and crashed at Handzaeme, Belgium, Wellington X9749, 40 Squadron, 25 August 1941. With photographs.C16924404

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington Ic X9749

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerThomas Raymond FYLES (61994) Pilot Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery
SergeantGordon KNIGHT (1161364) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery
Squadron LeaderAlan Cresswell MARTIN (32051) Pilot Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery
SergeantRoland Joseph Fidele PERRAS (R/54987) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery
Pilot OfficerReginald Robert REYNOLDS (67080) Observer Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerWilliam WRIGHT (77373) Air Gunner Wellington IC X9749  NA/PRO 1941-08-2640 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumHandzame Communal Cemetery


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