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    Default Flight Serg. Vincent Patrick Cummock.. answered by Errol Martyn

    I posted in an incorrect place, so here for general interest.

    Flight Sergeant Vincent Patrick Cummock NZ41574 was KIA on 3 June 1942 and is buried at Reichswald Forest Cemetery.

    Answer from Errol.
    " From Your Tomorrow "
    Raid on Essen, Germany ( by 195 aircraft- 15 lost )
    ...57 Squadron, RAF ( Feltwell, Norfolk -3 Group )
    Wellington IC X9787 - took off at 2350 on same raid as above and shot down over Germany by a night fighter, crashing at 0159 about 6km north of Gildehause, All five crew died, the captain, possibly with others of the crew, being buried in the Konigseschstrasse Cemetery at Rheine. All five were later reinterred at Reichswald Forest, 5km SW of Kleve.
    Captain; NZ41574 Flt. Sgt. Vincent Patrick Cummock, RZNAF- age 25, 452 hrs, 6th op.

    Thank you Errol
    Last edited by selwyn; 17th April 2010 at 09:14.

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