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Flying Officer John Frederick ROSS (39340) of the Royal Air Force

Navigator

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim IV N6184
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Death of Death 1939-09-04 Age : 23 years.

Served in 48 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 23. B. 12. at Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany (Map)

More Details: SON OF HAROLD ROSS, AND OF ELSIE ROSS, OF SANDERSTEAD, SURREY.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1Pilot Officer W J Murphy, Flight Lieutenant W F Barton, Flying Officer H L Emden, Flying Officer H B Lightoller, Flying Officer J F Ross, Aircraftman 1st Class R Evans, Sergeant L R Ward, Sergeant S G M Otty, Corporal J L Ricketts, Aircraftman 2nd Class E Pateman, Sergeant O L D Howells, Aircraftman 1st Class E W Lyon and Sergeant A S Prince: report of deaths. Sergeant G F Booth and Aircraftman 2nd Class L J Slattery: prisoners of war. Pilot Sergeant R C Grossey: missing presumed dead; raid by Blenheims N6199, N6184, N6186, N6189 and N6240 on Wilhelmshaven, 4 September 1939. Note: With identity discsC14141980

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 04 Sep 39 Aircraft: Blenheim IV N6184 Unit 107 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Germany
DetailsTook off 1600 3 Sept 1939 from Wattisham. Shot down by anti-aircraft fire from the Admiral Hipper and crahsed in the harbour.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantWilliam Frank BARTON (34213) Pilot Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanySage War Cemetery
CorporalJames Leslie RICKETTS (519859) Wireless Op Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-04107 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Frederick ROSS (39340) Navigator Blenheim IV N6184  NA/PRO 1939-09-0448 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyBecklingen War Cemetery

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