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Leading Aircraftman Richard SOLT (649842) of the Royal Air Force


 

Death of Death 1945-04-19 .

Served in 246 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Churchyard. at St. Martin-By-Looe (St. Martin, United Kingdom

More Details: SON OF RICHARD AND HARRIETT ANN SOLT, OF EAST LOOE.

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Hr725The above Halifax was lost on 23/24 August 1943 on Ops to Berlin. It is reported to have crashed near Soltau having been shot down by an Me 109. Does anybody have a more precise location for the crash and any clues as to the identity of the pilot responsible? I have all crew details etc and have seen Frisbys file at the NAA Many thanks Eddie ....Read More.Eddie Fell on 18th November 2008 02:17:36
F/L Haydn Jones 1 PRU 30.07.42Hi Andy, For Tully I have AB301 Missing on mission to Lubeck. F/O Leahy of Quilpie, Queensland, is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial to the Missing. A group of airwar researchers in Northern Germany has investigated this matter and has come to the conclusion that this Pilot went down with his Spitfire AB301 at 17:30 hrs after having been under attack of a Fw190 fighter of I./JG1. The crash-site was in a quarry in the village of Berensch, about 9 km SW of the town of Cuxhaven, on the North Sea coast. The a/c burned; personnel of the German Air Force Base Nordholz recovered the remains of the pilot and salvaged the a/c. The pilot could not be identified by name, due to the fire, and was buried in the cemetery of Berensch, along the hedge. After the war the body was exhumed by a British MRES team. Airmen who fell in that area were reinterred in Becklingen British War Cemetery near Soltau, and it is believed that the Unknown Airman of Berensch was also buried there. Regards Ross ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 20th December 2009 01:19:17
F/L Haydn Jones 1 PRU 30.07.42[QUOTE=Ross_McNeill;40989]Hi Andy, For Tully I have AB301 Missing on mission to Lubeck. F/O Leahy of Quilpie, Queensland, is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial to the Missing. A group of airwar researchers in Northern Germany has investigated this matter and has come to the conclusion that this Pilot went down with his Spitfire AB301 at 17:30 hrs after having been under attack of a Fw190 fighter of I./JG1. The crash-site was in a quarry in the village of Berensch, about 9 km SW of the town of Cuxhaven, on the North Sea coast. The a/c burned; personnel of the German Air Force Base Nordholz recovered the remains of the pilot and salvaged the a/c. The pilot could not be identified by name, due to the fire, and was buried in the cemetery of Berensch, along the hedge. After the war the body was exhumed by a British MRES team. Airmen who fell in that area were reinterred in Becklingen British War Cemetery near Soltau, and it is believed that the Unknown Airman of Berensch was also buried there. Regards Ross[/QUOTE] Hi Ross, The AB301 loss ties in with F/L Jones, whose objectives in N.W. Germany would have taken him near Cuxhaven. F/O Tully was a member of 'E' Flight at Wick. AA800 was an 'E' Flight machine, having been previously with 'B' Flight at Wick before it being handed over to 'E' Flight Best Regards Andy Fletcher ....Read More.Andy Fletcher on 20th December 2009 02:03:55
Mosquito HJ717Hi many mysteries, many opinions: [url]http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt[/url] MM733 NF30 219Sqdn Missing from patrol over Scholdt estuary 19 April 45 NT380 NF30 219Sqdn Missing from patrol over Schelde 20 April 45 [url]http://www.inmemories.com/Cemeteries/brusselsbelgian.htm[/url] PETRISSE ALBERT JOSEPH GHISLAIN United Kingdom Flying Officer (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 219 Sqdn. Killed19/04/1945 153762 LALOUX MAURICE HENRI JOSEPH United Kingdom Flight Sergeant (Nav.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 219 Sqdn. Killed19/04/1945 1424951 (In 219 Squadron - Belgian Wings) -The following month, on 18th April, PETRISSE and his comrade LALOUX takes off from Gilze-Rijen to operate over Northern Germany. The Flak again is the cause of the loss of their Mosquito FK-Z which crashes at Visselhövede killing the crew. After the war, their bodies will be found hurriedly burried in the Wehnsen cemetery (near Soltau). Roba, J.-L. - Belgen in de RAF / 3 - Albert Petrisse, Maurice Laloux says both killed 18.4.1945 Op 18 april onderging een andere Belgische Mosquitobemanning van 219 squadron hetzelfde lot: Albert Pétrisse en Maurice Laloux. [url]http://www.aircrewremembered.com/raf1945/3/youngronald.html[/url] Pilot: F/O. Ronald Leicester YOUNG 178786 R.A.F.V.R - Killed Nav. F/O Norman Guy FAZAN 174237 R.A.F.V.R - Survived. Is possible? MM733 Pilot: F/O Albert Joseph G. PETRISSE - 153762 R.A.F.V.R. - killed Nav. F/Sgt Maurice Henri J. LALOUX - 1424951 R.A.F.V.R. - killed NT380 Pilot: F/O. Ronald Leicester YOUNG - 178786 R.A.F.V.R - Killed Nav. F/O Norman Guy FAZAN - 174237 R.A.F.V.R - Survived. Regards Pavel ....Read More.68 Sqn on 18th October 2014 04:38:15

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