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Flying Officer Thomas QUAYLE (134898) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Lancaster III JB318
 IBCC

Death of Death 1944-06-07 Age : 34 years.

Served in 57 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Block N.E. Grave 28. at Douglas Cemetery, Isle Of Man, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF PHILIP AND HARRIET QUAYLE, OF DOUGLAS; HUSBAND OF FLORENCE CRETNEY QUAYLE, OF DOUGLAS.

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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
134898989333 Thomas QUAYLELondon Gazette issue : 35940 , Dated 1943-03-12 , Download #35940
134898T QUAYLELondon Gazette issue : 36428 , Dated 1944-03-14 , Download #36428
134898T QUAYLELondon Gazette supplement : 36170 , Dated 1943-09-10 , Download #36170
134898T QUAYLELondon Gazette supplement : 36113 , Dated 1943-07-27 , Download #36113

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 19 Jul 44 Aircraft: Lancaster III JB318 Unit 57 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France
DetailsTook off 2256 18 July 1944 from East Kirkby to destroy the key railway junction. Coned by searchlights soon after crossing the French coast and while escaping the beams wandered off course.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantJohn Alec BULCRAIG (46089) Pilot Lancaster III JB318  IBCC 1944-07-1957 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBassevelle Communal Cemetery
Flight SergeantNorman Leslie Ernest GALE (1297387) Flight Engi Lancaster III JB318  IBCC 1944-07-1957 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBassevelle Communal Cemetery
SergeantThomas LOUGHLIN (1685541) Wireless Op Lancaster III JB318  IBCC 1944-07-1957 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBassevelle Communal Cemetery
Flying OfficerThomas QUAYLE (134898) Air Gunner Lancaster III JB318  IBCC 1944-06-0757 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomDouglas Cemetery, Isle Of Man
Flying OfficerEdward Chatterton ROBSON (152768) Air Bomber Lancaster III JB318  IBCC 1944-07-1957 Sqdn AIR27 FranceBassevelle Communal Cemetery

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