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Sergeant Douglas ROLFE (911408) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington W5681
 AIR81/6272

Death of Death 1941-05-05 Age : 21 years.

Served in 38 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : XII. D. 18. at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt

More Details: SON OF FREDERICK ADAMS ROLFE AND LIZZIE MAUD ROLFE, OF CHINNOR, OXFORDSHIRE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/6272Sergeant N F Dixon (RNZAF), Sergeant B A Walker (RNZAF), Sergeant D Rolfe, Sergeant R S Blackwell, Sergeant L H Harrap, Sergeant H O Turner (RAAF): killed; aircraft crashed at El Qasba, Egypt, Wellington W5681, 38 Squadron, 6 May 1941.C16755570

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Wellington Ic W5681 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 05 May 41 Unit 38 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Egypt
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRichard Shuttleworth BLACKWELL (751892) Wireless Op Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0538 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantNorman Franklin DIXON (391345) Pilot Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0558 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantLeslie Harold HARRAP (900134) Wireless Op Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0538 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantDouglas ROLFE (911408) Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0538 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantHerbert Owen TURNER (401467) Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0538 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
SergeantBasil Alexander WALKER (40782) Pilot Wellington W5681  AIR81/6272 1941-05-0538 Sqdn AIR27 EgyptEl Alamein War Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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