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Sergeant Thomas James KELLY (1016325) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Air Gunner

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Halifax II BB333
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Death of Death 1943-10-12 Age : 30 years.

Served in 462 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : 6. E. 10. at Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya

More Details: SON OF THOMAS AND EDITH KELLY; HUSBAND OF CONSTANCE EVELYN KELLY, OF SOUTH WIGSTON, LEICESTERSHIRE.

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National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/3385Pilot Officer C S Robson, Sergeant L J Furze, Sergeant R M Heyworth, Sergeant J Kelly, Sergeant J C Greig: missing believed killed; aircraft failed to return from operational flight, Whitley N1478, 78 Squadron, 15 September 1940.C16687483
AIR81/5495Sergeant J Kelly, Sergeant G R Wilson: killed, Sergeant S W Adair: missing believed killed; aircraft failed to return from an operational flight off the coast of Holland, Blenheim R3604, 82 Squadron, 20 March 1941. With photographs. Note: Related file: 5017C16689593

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Aircraft Name: Halifax II BB333 Date of Crash: 1941-01-01 13 Oct 43 Unit 462 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , Libya
Aircrew details
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantIan William COLVIN (1575088) Air Bomber Halifax II BB333  Forum Post 1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
SergeantThomas James KELLY (1016325) Air Gunner Halifax II BB333  Forum Post 1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantKenneth Ernest Mark MARSH (1386008) Pilot Halifax II BB333   1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Flight SergeantMitchell RIDLAND (421941) Navigator Halifax II BB333   1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
SergeantEdward James STICKLAND (1800355) Flight Engi Halifax II BB333   1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
SergeantSydney Ernest TILLEY (1331844) Wireless Op Halifax II BB333   1943-10-12462 Sqdn AIR27 LibyaBenghazi War Cemetery
Details
Source Henk Welting's Database

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F/S. M F. Hall 562 Squadron RAAFHello All, For completeness, here is the crew of BB333:- Halifax II BB333:J 1386008 F/Sgt (Pilot) Kenneth Ernest Mark MARSH RAFVR + (6.E.13) NZ421941 F/Sgt (Nav.) Mitchell RIDLAND* RNZAF + (6.G.4) 1575088 Sgt (Bomb Aimer) Ian William COLVIN RAFVR + (6.E.12) 1800355 Sgt (Flt. Eng.) Edward James STICKLAND RAFVR + (6.E.14) 1331844 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Sydney Ernest TILLEY RAFVR + (6.E.15) 1016325 Sgt. (Air Gnr.) Thomas James KELLY RAFVR + (6.E.10) All buried Benghazi War Cemetery. * 3 ops with 462 Sqn.,as suggested by Errol in FYT3/411. Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 18th July 2009 10:49:08

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