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This page commemorates

Sergeant Robert OATES (745949) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Wireless Op./Air Gunner
Lost in aircraft Wellington Ic R1005  AIR81/5009

Death of Death 1941-02-04 .

Served in 20 OTU

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. I. R.C. Grave 1097. at Manchester Southern Cemetery, United Kingdom


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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash 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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420706 - Unaccounted airwoman and airmen - 6-7-1942Henk, I'm not certain that V. P. Pearson is in Flight magazine, the man I think you are referring to finding above is this officer, I can't get a match for V. P. or /c. v. or just pearson etc. I don't see him the first half of 1943 either. P /O P.Pearson <--- this is the text as scanned and copied. while it's one of the badly scanned pages there is no visible V or L.A/C. before the name. There does not appear to be a Joseph Oats or Oates in Scotland for 1942, perhaps Northern Ireland. ....Read More.dennis_burke on 2nd September 2009 02:37:53

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