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Sergeant Leonard Eric SCANTLEBURY (1203874) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Wellington Z8795
 NA/PRO

Death of Death 1941-10-20 Age : 28 years.

Served in 149 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : II. H. 37. at Schoonselhof Cemetery, Belgium

More Details: SON OF MR. AND MRS. JOHN SCANTLEBURY; HUSBAND OF MADELINE LUCY SCANTLEBURY, OF ST. COLUMB, CORNWALL.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/9738Pilot Officer O W Brubacker, Sergeant L E Scantlebury: killed; Pilot Officer A C L Hodge, Sergeant J Johnston, Sergeant J W Horrocks, Sergeant F L Capstick: missing believed killed; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over Antwerp, Wellington Z8795, 149 Squadron, 21 October 1941. With photographs.C16997985

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Wellington Ic Z8795 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 21 Oct 41 Unit 149 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Belgium
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerDonald Warren BRUBAKER (J/5497) Pilot Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
SergeantFrancis Leo CAPSTICK (R/65224) Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerAndrew Charles Lang HODGE (64915) Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJames Wilfred HORROCKS (998711) Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantJohn St. George JOHNSTON (913608) Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantLeonard Eric SCANTLEBURY (1203874) Air Gunner Wellington Z8795  NA/PRO 1941-10-20149 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumSchoonselhof Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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