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Sergeant Harry Law MOLYNEUX (1802369) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Flight Engineer

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Lancaster I LL882
 IBCC

Death of Death 1944-05-11 Age : 21 years.

Served in 463 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave E. 467. at Wevelgem Communal Cemetery, Belgium

More Details: SON OF JOHN JAMES MOLYNEUX AND BESSIE L. MOLYNEUX, OF TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Lancaster I LL882 Date of Crash: 11 May 44 Unit 463 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Belgium
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerRobert Mckerlie CROFT (407199) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerDavid Payne CROSTON (407821) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantBertram FRASER (1443752) Air Bomber Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerRonald JACQUES (134697) Navigator Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
SergeantHarry Law MOLYNEUX (1802369) Flight Engi Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Squadron LeaderMervyn POWELL (402817) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Flight LieutenantWilliam Neil READ (406700) Lancaster I LL882  IBCC 1944-05-11463 Sqdn AIR27 BelgiumWevelgem Communal Cemetery
Details Took off 2220 10 May 1944 from Waddington to bomb the rail facilities. Shot down by a night-fighter and dived into an old water logged clay pit at the Dumoulin brickworks some 2 km w of Langemark (West- Vlaanderen) and about 8 km N of Ieper.
Source Henk Welting's Database

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