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Flying Officer Ernest Charles TEBB (152158) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Beaufighter TFX NE769

Death of Death 1944-09-02 Age : 22 years.

Served in 143 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 209,. at Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom


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London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1521581610891 Ernest Charles TEBBLondon Gazette supplement : 36135 , Dated 1943-08-13 , Download #36135
152158E C TEBBLondon Gazette supplement : 36254 , Dated 1943-11-16 , Download #36254

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Beaufighter TF.X NE769 Date of Crash: 02 Sep 44 Unit 143 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight LieutenantGuy BUTTERFIELD (129225) Beaufighter TFX NE769   1944-09-02143 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerErnest Charles TEBB (152158) Beaufighter TFX NE769   1944-09-02143 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Source Coastal Command and Fleet Air Arm Losses Forum Henk Welting's Database
Fairey Albacore losses, No. 119 Squadron, September 1944Hello Jim, I've sent you an e-mail. No. 119 Squadron was based at Swingfield, and lost two Albacores on that night : X9074 'Q', F/L ROSS, F/Sgt HYAMS and F/L SLATTER who was the the C.T.O., which I think was the Chief Technical Officer, but not sure. BF370 'U' S/L DAVIS D.F.C. and F/O LUNDY R.C.A.F. No. 143 Squadron was based at Manston, and lost two Beaufithers on that night : NE769 'C', F/L BUTTERFIELD and F/O TEBB. NE666 'Z' was hit by Flak and made a belly landing at Manston. Aircraft a write-off but the crew was safe (F/O CARR & P/O TILLEY). So the press report is not wrong, but the losses came from two RAF stations not far from each other, and led by the same control, known as Swingate. I'm also interested in knowing more about SLATTER's job and his presence in X9074. Regards Joss ....Read More.jossleclercq on 10th November 2014 12:04:46
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