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Pilot Officer Edward William Maitland GARSTIN (106967) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Blenheim IV V6378
 IBCC

Death of Death 1942-01-15 Age : 32 years.

Served in 82 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Panel 69. at Runnymede Memorial, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF THE REVD. WILLIAM FITZROY GARSTIN, M.A., AND OF FRANCES DALZELL GARSTIN (NEE MAITLAND); HUSBAND OF ELSIE THEODORA GARSTIN, OF TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT.

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/8045Sergeant W Locke, Sergeant E K Hindle: injured; Sergeant J A Johnstone: uninjured; enemy action whilst on operational patrol, Blenheim V6378, 114 Squadron, 2 August 1941.C16757342
AIR81/11609Pilot Officer R H Browne (RAAF), Pilot Officer W H Scarlett, Pilot Officer E W M Garstin: missing believed killed; Blenheim V6378, 82 Squadron; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over Soesterburg Aerodrome, Holland, 15 January 1942.C17059338

London Gazette Mentions

NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
1069671058389 Edward William Maitiand GARSTINLondon Gazette issue : 35326 , Dated 1941-10-28 , Download #35326

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Blenheim IV V6378 Date of Crash: 1942-01-01 16 Jan 42 Unit 82 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , United Kingdom
Aircrew details
Details Took off 1812 from Bodney to Intrude over Soesterburg. Lost without trace.
Source Henk Welting's Database

Other Casualities in Blenheim IV V6378

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerEdward William Maitland GARSTIN (106967) Blenheim IV V6378  IBCC 1942-01-1582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Flying OfficerRichard HARDING-BROWNE (407523) Blenheim IV V6378  IBCC 1942-01-1582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerWilliam George SCARLETT (106536) Blenheim IV V6378  IBCC 1942-01-1582 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial

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