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This page commemorates

Pilot Officer Richard Hope CRUSH (43027) of the Royal Air Force

Pilot
Lost in aircraft Hampden I AD796  AIR81/6093

Death of Death 1941-04-27 .

Served in 83 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 3. D. 4. at Kiel War Cemetery, Germany

More Details: SON OF ERNEST HOPE CRUSH AND IRENE CRUSH; HUSBAND OF KATHLEEN LOW CRUSH (NEE FLETCHER).

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/6093Pilot Officer R H Crush, Sergeant G T Hall, Sergeant E G Norman, Sergeant W K Thompson: killed; aircraft shot down over Eddelak, Germany, Hampden AD796, 83 Squadron, 27 April 1941.C16755391

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
430276139 Richard Hope CRUSHLondon Gazette issue : 34976 , Dated 1940-10-22 , Download #34976
43027Richard Hope CRUSHLondon Gazette issue : 34831 , Dated 1940-04-16 , Download #34831

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 1941-01-01 27 Apr 41 Aircraft Name Hampden I Serial Number AD796
Unit 83 Sqdn Operating Airfield Country Germany
Aircrew details
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Aircrew lost in Hampden I AD796

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerRichard Hope CRUSH (43027) Pilot Hampden I AD796  AIR81/6093 1941-04-2783 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantGilbert Townsend HALL (903968) Pilot Hampden I AD796  AIR81/6093 1941-04-2783 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantEric George NORMAN (935299) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I AD796  AIR81/6093 1941-04-2783 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery
SergeantWilliam Keith THOMPSON (654088) Wireless Op./Air Gunner Hampden I AD796  AIR81/6093 1941-04-2783 Sqdn AIR27 GermanyKiel War Cemetery


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