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Sergeant Frederick Arnold COLSON (553425) of the Royal Air Force

Wireless Op./Air Gunner
Lost in aircraft Hampden I AD750  AIR81/5010

Death of Death 1941-02-04 .

Served in 106 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Plot L. Row A. Joint grave 16. at Nantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal, France

More Details: SON OF FREDERICK THOMAS COLSON AND ADA MARGARET COLSON, OF NORWICH, NORFOLK.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5010Flying Officer W K Burr-Thomas, Pilot Officer G H F Innis, Sergeant J L Franco, Sergeant F A Colson: killed; aircraft brought down during operational flight over Nantes, France, Hampden AD750, 106 Squadron, 4 February 1941. With photographs. Note: Related files: 4952, 4956C16689108

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 05 Feb 41 Aircraft Name Hampden I Serial Number AD750
Unit 106 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country France
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hampden I AD750

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantFrederick Arnold COLSON (553425) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I AD750  AIR81/5010 1941-02-04106 Sqdn AIR27 FranceNantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal
SergeantJack Lewis FRANCO (652586) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I AD750  AIR81/5010 1941-02-04106 Sqdn AIR27 FranceNantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal
Pilot OfficerGeorge Harold Frederick INNISS (43036) Pilot Hampden I AD750  AIR81/5010 1941-02-04106 Sqdn AIR27 FranceNantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal
Flying OfficerWilliam Kelman Burr THOMAS (72251) Pilot Hampden I AD750  AIR81/5010 1941-02-04106 Sqdn AIR27 FranceNantes (Pont-Du-Cens) Communal


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