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Flying Officer John Alfred TURNER (139703) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Lancaster LM598
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Death of Death 1944-08-13 Age : 29 years.

Served in 101 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 8. K. 5. at Hanover War Cemetery, Germany

More Details: SON OF JOHN GEORGE AND ANNIE TURNER, OF CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5558Flight Lieutenant J F Ritchie: killed; Sergeant A J A Turner, Pilot Officer E W McLeod (RAAF), Pilot Officer F S H Ford, Sergeant W A Crosswell, Sergeant H S Murray, Sergeant H C Salt, Sergeant W P Wilkinson, Sergeant G Whittaker: missing believed killed; aircraft accident, Wellington R1155, 20 Operational Unit, 25 March 1941. Note: Related file: 5017C16689656

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1397031222005 John Alfred TURNERLondon Gazette supplement : 36017 , Dated 1943-05-14 , Download #36017
139703J A TURNERLondon Gazette supplement : 36165 , Dated 1943-09-07 , Download #36165

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Lancaster III LM598 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 13 Aug 44 Unit 101 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Germany
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantBrian Samuel BARBER (1819384) Air Gunner Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
SergeantMonty BARSS (1864380) Radio Opera Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
SergeantGeorge Howard EATON (1822142) Flight Engi Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
SergeantEric HANKINSON (2209952) Air Gunner Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
SergeantArthur Sydney LEWIS (1243743) Radio Opera Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Flight LieutenantNeville MARWOOD TUCKER (114383) Pilot Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Pilot OfficerDouglas Waldo PEERS (J/89378) Air Bomber Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Flying OfficerJohn Alfred TURNER (139703) Navigator Lancaster LM598  IBCC 1944-08-13101 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyHanover War Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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