Re: 410222 - Unaccounted Airmen - 22-02-1941
HANKE, Alfred - GAF.
WALL, Heinrich - GAF
He-111H-3 W/Nr 3247 1G+GM of 4/KG-27
From the Kracker Archive on the Aircrew Remembered website:
Crippled by AA fire from the 76th HAA at Markham Farm, it then struck a balloon cable which tore off its port wing. The AC crashed on the waters edge at Portbury Wharf, Portbury, Somerset at 14:12 hours. Crew: [Lt. Bernhard Rusche P.o.W, Pilot], Fw Albert Ranke (corrected to Alfred Hanke per CWGC website), Observer (KIA); Fw Georg Jankowiak, R/O (MIA); Gefr Erich Steinback, Gunner (MIA) and Uffz Heinrich Ewald de Wall, Mech (KIA). Ranke (or Hanke) and de Wall are buried in Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol, XX.698 & XX.698a respectively.
The story is also related on this page on the Pen and Sword website:
Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England