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Sergeant Gordon Reeves WATT (522273) of the Royal Air Force

Observer

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Hampden I P1321
 AIR81/1210

Death of Death 1940-07-26 Age : 25 years.

Served in 50 Sqdn

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. KK. Grave 2867. at Romford Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF JAMES YEATS WATT AND CONSTANCE MAY WATT. OF ROMFORD.

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AIR81/1210Pilot Officer T M Taylor, Pilot Officer W A C Mulloy and Sergeant G R Watt: report of deaths. Temporary Sergeant A L Stewart: missing presumed dead; Hampden P1321 crashed at Happisburgh, Norfolk following air operations, 26 July 1940.C14503149

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 26 Jul 40 Aircraft: Hampden I P1321 Unit 50 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , UK
DetailsTook off 2109 25 July 1940 from Lindholme. Damaged by enemy action and was heard on W/T 0215 26 July 1940 indicating port engine failure over Cuxhaven and that the crew was heading for Calais.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
Pilot OfficerWilliam Arthur Coote MULLOY (40636) Pilot Hampden I P1321  AIR81/1210 1940-07-2650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomHatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery
SergeantAngus Lamont STEWART (624161) Hampden I P1321  AIR81/1210 1940-07-2650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRunnymede Memorial
Pilot OfficerThomas Monks TAYLOR (77205) Air Gunner Hampden I P1321  AIR81/1210 1940-07-2650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomThornton Garden Of Rest
SergeantGordon Reeves WATT (522273) Observer Hampden I P1321  AIR81/1210 1940-07-2650 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomRomford Cemetery

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