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Blenheim IV  R3763 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Blenheim IV  R3763


DateAircraftUnitPilot NameLocation
26 Jul 40 Blenheim IV R3763 40 Sqdn Germany (Jever!)
RemarksTook off 2250 from Wyton briefed to attack the airfield at Eelde (Drenthe) 14 km N of Assen Holland. Cause of loss and crash-site not established.Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation Aircraft AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1211Blenheim IV R3763Sergeant P H Steele, Sergeant J Moore and Sergeant R Peacock: prisoners of war; Blenheim R3763 crashed west of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, 26 July 1940.C14503150

Prisoners of War for Blenheim IV R3763

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
SgtJames MOORE (581520) Blenheim IV R3763 1940-07-2640 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus
SgtRoger PEACOCK (546775) Blenheim IV R3763 1940-07-2640 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus
SgtPhilip Harry STEELE (566364) Blenheim IV R3763 1940-07-2640 SqdnStalag 357 Kopernikus

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XV Sqn , J. MOORE & Blenheim IV L9469Hello, There seems to be some confusion in the data files about J. MOORE, XV Sqn and Blenheim IV, L9469. . So , Sgt. J. MOORE, 58152 was actually with 40 Sqn and became a pow with the other crew( Steele & Peacock) of Blenheim IV, R3763.Date was 25/26th July 1940. His pow number was 188. and was at "357". He should not be confused with Sgt A, J, MOORE. This was Sgt. A.E.J. MOORE, 1600685 . Who became pow when 77 Sqn Halifax II, JD247 "H" went down on the 19th November 1943. His pow number was 263496 and was at 4B. Alex ....Read More.Alex Smart on 19th September 2020 02:52:12
XV Sqn , J. MOORE & Blenheim IV L9469Apparently the loss of Blenheim IV R3763 25/26 Jul 1940 is now correct, and in agreement eg with Warner Ch14 App 8 p248, crew correct There Peacock is also noted as the "Richard Passmore" pseudonym author of [I]Blenheim Boy[/I] [Thomas Harmsworth 1981] (with its laconic account of their bale-out & capture) [url][/url] Somehow, despite correction of the spurious Moore entry re L9469, that record is now muddled in another way, with two CHARLES HENRY ROBINSON entries, differing by service nos, dates of death and cemetery. [url][/url] I'm unable to look into this further... ....Read More.Don Clark on 16th January 2021 08:18:48

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