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Sergeant Karel POSVA (788234) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death of Death 1943-04-24 Age : 35 years.
Served in 6 (C) OTU
Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. R. Extn. 2. Grave 19. at Annan Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)
More Details: OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
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Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry
|Date: 24 Apr 43 Aircraft: Wellington X HE496 Unit 6 C OTU Airfield /Crash Location , UK/Sea|
|Source||Henk Welting's Database|
|Rank||Name, Number, Trade & Details||Date||Unit||Country||Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref|
|Sergeant||Jan DOMANSKY (788214) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||60 OTU||United Kingdom||Runnymede Memorial|
|Flying Officer||Frantisek Karel DOSTAL (131537) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 OTU||United Kingdom||Troqueer Cemetery|
|Pilot Officer||Jindrich KREPEL (138865) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 OTU||United Kingdom||Runnymede Memorial|
|Sergeant||Leopold MARTINOVIC (788291) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 OTU||United Kingdom||Runnymede Memorial|
|Sergeant||Karel POSVA (788234) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 (C) OTU||United Kingdom||Annan Cemetery|
|Sergeant||Frant SCHEJBAL (787628) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 OTU||United Kingdom||Dumfries (St. Andrew's) Roman|
|Sergeant||Karel SIMON (787411) Wellington X HE496 Forum Post||1943-04-24||6 OTU||United Kingdom||Troqueer Cemetery|
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|Air Commodore Thomas George Skeats - a puzzle.||Mojmir - thanks, I did spot that but it doesn't add anything. The only thing I have just found is that after 55 OTU moved out, Annan then served as a sub-site of No. 14 Maintenance Unit from August 1944 until August 1952 so a possible link but................ I noticed your location so you might be interested to know that buried near to Skeats is: [B]POSVA, KAREL[/B] – age 35 – Sergeant (788234) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Karel and other members of the Free Czechoslovak Air Force were on a Wellington bomber of 6 (Coastal) Operational Training Unit at RAF Silloth in Cumberland when it crashed in the Solway Firth off Silloth during a bombing exercise. Born 1908 in Horovice, Czechoslovakia. Died – 24 April 1943. Commonwealth War Grave – Annan Cemetery. Other crewmen are buried in Troqueer Cemetery (DOSTAL and SIMON) and in St. Andrew's Cemetery (SCHEJBAL) in Dumfries. Ken ....Read More.||kenmorrison on 19th March 2018 05:16:31|
|Air Commodore Thomas George Skeats - a puzzle.||Hello, The 6(C)OTU Wellington lost on 24 April, 1943, was Mk.X HE496 - Caught fire and spun into sea off Silloth. Crew (Alpha order): 788214 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Jan DOMANSKY + 787239 P/O (Pilot) Frantisek DOSTAL + 138865 P/O (Nav.) Jindrich KOEPEL + 788291 Sgt (Pilot) Leopold MARTINOVIE + 788234 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.)Karel POSVA + 787628 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Frantisek SCHEJBAL + 787411 Sgt (Pilot) Karel SIMON + Col. ....Read More.||COL BRUGGY on 19th March 2018 06:10:51|
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