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Flight Sergeant George Arthur COLE (755513) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Wireless Op./Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim IV L8758
 AIR81/6271

Death of Death 1941-05-05

Served in 21 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Service Plot. Grave 2. at Andreas (St. Andrew) Churchyar, United Kingdom

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5854Sergeant G A Cole: injured; Sergeant H W G Norman-Arterton: uninjured; aircraft accident, Blenheim Z5947, 17 Operational Training Unit, 14 April 1941.C16755152
AIR81/6271Sergeant G A Cole: killed; Sergeant H W G Norman-Arterton, Sergeant D K Glass: missing believed killed; aircraft failed to return from training flight between Rhyl and Isle of Man, Blenheim L8758, 21 Squadron, 6 May 1941.C16755569

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Blenheim IV L8758 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 05 May 41 Unit 21 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Flight SergeantGeorge Arthur COLE (755513) Wireless Op Blenheim IV L8758  AIR81/6271 1941-05-0521 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomAndreas (St. Andrew) Churchyar
SergeantDerek Keith GLASS (745778) Blenheim IV L8758  AIR81/6271 1941-05-0521 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantHarry Walter Crouch NORMAN-ARTERTON (908609) Blenheim IV L8758  AIR81/6271 1941-05-0521 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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