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Pilot Officer Harry George CRAIGMILE (87648) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Lost in aircraft Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009

Death of Death 1941-02-04 .

Served in 20 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Grave 3796. at Aberdeen (Grove) Cemetery, United Kingdom

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/5009Pilot Officer B I Clausen (RNZAF), Pilot Officer A H C Gibson, Pilot Officer H G Craigmile, Sergeant Oates: killed; Sergeant J Fazakerley, Sergeant A W Harris: injured; aircraft accident, Wellington R1005, 20 Operational Training Unit, 4 February 1941. Note: Related files: 4952, 4964C16689107

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
87648745520 Harry George CRAIGMILELondon Gazette issue : 35005 , Dated 1940-12-03 , Download #35005

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 04 Feb 41 Aircraft Name Wellington Ic Serial Number R1005
Unit 20 OTU Operating Airfield Country United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Wellington Ic R1005

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerBasil Ivan CLAUSEN (40754) Pilot Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009 1941-02-0420 OTU United KingdomLossiemouth Burial Ground
Pilot OfficerHarry George CRAIGMILE (87648) Pilot Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009 1941-02-0420 OTU United KingdomAberdeen (Grove) Cemetery
Pilot OfficerAndrew Hamilton Clark GIBSON (82982) Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009 1941-02-0420 OTU United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
SergeantRobert OATES (745949) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009 1941-02-0420 OTU United KingdomManchester Southern Cemetery

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