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Sergeant David Desmond WILSON (1573648) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Lancaster PB630
 IBCC

Death of Death 1944-10-29 Age : 20 years.

Served in 582 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 240. at Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF JAMES MCCALL WILSON AND ELIZEBETH SMALL WILSON, OF GLASGOW.

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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Lancaster lll PB630 Date of Crash: 29 Oct 44 Unit 582 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Details Took off 1145 from Little Staughton to mark gun positions on the island. Lost without trace.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Casualities in Lancaster lll PB630

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flying OfficerLawrence Furby CROFT (422079) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight LieutenantEric Sidney DAWSON (82210) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerKenneth HODGSON (154238) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantRex Cecil MAHONEY (1336772) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerRobert Leslie POCOCK (185749) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantWilliam John Henry ROBERTS (1155381) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantDavid Desmond WILSON (1573648) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flight SergeantWilfrid Thomas WITTY (1397910) Lancaster PB630  IBCC 1944-10-29582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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Bomber Losses, 28 October 1944The Roll of Honour for Little Staughton http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Bedfordshire/LittleStaughtonBookofRemembrance.html has a crew from 582 Squadron:- 28 / 29 October 1944 Took off from Little Staughton at 11.45. Task was to mark gun positions on Walcheren. Lost without trace. CROFT Lawrence Furby Flying Officer 422079. 582 Squadron Royal New Zealand Air Force. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Age 23. Son of Isaac Furby Croft & of Bertha Croft (nee Anderson); husband of Elizabeth Croft of Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand. Commemorated: RUNNEYMEDE MEMORIAL, SURREY. Panel 262. DAWSON, DFC Eric Sidney Flight Lieutenant 82210. 582 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Commemorated: RUNNEYMEDE MEMORIAL, SURREY. Panel 202. HODGSON Kenneth Flying Officer 154238. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Age 20. Son of Capt. George Hodgson and Rhoda Hodgson, of Carlinghow, Yorkshire. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 206. MAHONEY Rex Cecil Flight Sergeant 1336772. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 220. POCOCK Robert Leslie Pilot Officer 185749. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey Panel 212. ROBERTS William John Henry Sergeant 1155381. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Age 23. Son of George and Eva Mildred Roberts; husband of Ethel Roberts, of Broadstairs, Kent. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 237. WILSON David Desmond Sergeant 1573648. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Age 20. Son of James McCall Wilson and Elizebeth Small Wilson, of Glasgow. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 240. WITTY Wilfred Thomas Flight Sergeant 1397910. 582 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Sunday 29 October 1944. Age 21. Son of John and Mary Witty, of Chelsea, London. Commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 223. which doesn't seem to be on Dick's list.. any other details? ....Read More.KevinW4 on 18th February 2010 07:55:53

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