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 Wellington IC X9753


Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  15 Aug 41 Aircraft Name  Wellington Ic Serial Number  X9753
Unit  218 Sqdn Operating Airfield   Country  France/Sea
Aircrew details
Details 
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8325Pilot Officer W C Wilson, Sergeant J C Cottingham, Sergeant G A Munro, Sergeant P Prosser, Sergeant A I P Anderson: killed; Sergeant R Barnard: prisoner of war; aircraft shot down and crashed at Ferques, France, Wellington X9753, 218 Squadron, 15 August 1941.C16924167

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Wellington Ic X9753

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantAlexander Ian Pryce ANDERSON (909949) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IC X9753  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
SergeantJames Charles COTTINGHAM (930649) Pilot Wellington IC X9753  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
SergeantGordon Alexander MUNRO (998367) Air Bomber Wellington IC X9753  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
SergeantPeter PROSSER (994378) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington IC X9753  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,
Pilot OfficerWinston Claude WILSON (87444) Pilot Wellington IC X9753  NA/PRO 1941-08-15218 Sqdn AIR27 FranceCalais Canadian War Cemetery,

Prisoners of War for Wellington IC X9753

RankName, Number, Trade & DetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
R Barnard (1375489) Wellington IC X9753 1941-08-14218 SqdnStalag Luft L1 Barth Vogelsang


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Related Posts in RAF Commands Forum

ThreadPost TextAuthor
Unknow crew"Footprints On The Sands Of Time" gives Hayward as being sent to a proper POW camp and hence I think he is a 'non starter' for this burial. There is a 218 Sqn Wellington X9753, which does not seem to be in 'Chorley' - at least I didn't see it but I have been at the claret! I haven't looked at RAFWEB. Does the photograph show any detail of the graves? For example, if they are close together it might indicate a collective grave with more than one name on each headstone, the crew might be 'An Airman of the Second World War' and hence they could have been unidentified and buried as such. Is there anything to confirm the date and/or location? ....Read More.Oldduffer on 29th May 2011 04:00:21
Wellington crash Marquise 14th August 1941Steve, Confirm X9753 (!) at the mentioned location. Henk. ....Read More.Henk Welting on 25th December 2011 10:22:12
Wellington crash Marquise 14th August 1941Hello, A friend who lives closer to this area that I do has just confirmed the crash site location near Marquise. He interviewed an eyewitness, who had given some details which match the known details of X9753. So it's not a crash at sea, definitively inland. Steve, I've PMed you, as I don't have your current e-mail address. Joss ....Read More.jossleclercq on 6th January 2012 04:36:46


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