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Sgt Ronald Richard HANSON (553462) of the RAF


Captivity Details for Ronald Richard HANSON 553462

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
SgtRonald Richard HANSON (553462) Whitley V P4946 1941-05-0810 Sqdn18291Stalag 357 Kopernikus

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AIR81/19893Pilot Officer G Guest, Sergeant C A Strickland, Sergeant M C Newlyn, Sergeant W Gardner, Sergeant R Hanson: prisoners of war; Whitley P4946, 10 Squadron, aircraft failed to return from an operational flight over enemy territory, 9 May 1941.C17928506

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 09 May 41 Aircraft: Whitley V P4946 Unit 10 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , North Sea
DetailsTook off 2215 8 May 1941 from Leeming. Signalled operation successfuly completed at 0159 9 May 1941 but subsequently ditched off the Dutch coast.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Whitley Mk.V P4946 - ZA-P - 10 Squadron -L.S., About this crew I like to fill in the right crew positions. Crash: IJsselmeer ( near Isle of Urk ) - 09 May 1941 - 02:47 On the Loss-Card the name of the Air Observer ( 755827 ) is hard to read. Any additional info for the full names, etc ... is welcome anytime. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Crew: Whitley Mk.V P4946 - ZA-P - 08/09 May 1941 - Mission: Bremen --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 754546 - 85248 - P/O - Pilot - George Richard Guest - RAF - Age 25 - POW 903527 - Sgt. - 2nd Pilot - C. A. Strickland - RAF - Age .. - POW 755827 - Sgt. - Air Observer - M. C. ?....yn? - RAF - Age .. - POW 966766 - Sgt. - ............... - W. Gardner - RAF - Age .. - POW 553462 - Sgt. - ............... - R. R. Hanson - RAF - Age .. - POW -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ....Read More.PATS on 17th October 2013 09:22:35
Whitley Mk.V P4946 - ZA-P - 10 Squadron -Hi Pats, P P/O GUEST, George Richard 25 85248 RAF VR POW 2P Sgt STRICKLAND, Cecil Alexander 28 903527 RAF POW OB Sgt NEWLYN, Marmion Charles 24 755827 RAF VR POW WO Sgt GARDNER, William 26 966766 RAF VR POW RG Sgt HANSON, Ronald Richard 19 553462 RAF POW Regards, Hans ....Read More.Hans Nauta on 17th October 2013 08:27:20

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