George William Spowart                    Updated:  02 JAN 2012

Airman: a096008.htm Surname: Spowart Init: G W Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 10

P_link: p116.htm Plane: HAL DT520 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Sea off Langeland

Crash_d: d011042 Buried_d: b091042 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

Den 1. oktober 1942 styrtede HAL DT520 i havet omkring her ud for Nordenbro, Langeland under et bombetogt til Flensborg, her. Hele besætningen omkom.

Den 6. oktober 1942 blev G. H. Spowart fundet i havet af en tysk minestryger.
Han blev begravet på Svinø Kirkegård den 7. oktober 1942. (Kilde: AOD)
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) George William Spowart, 22 år, var søn af George Bertram Spowart og
Jeannie Spowart, Doncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

5 af de 7 flyvere blev begravet i Odense og 2 på Svinø Kirkegård. (Kilde: FAF) 7 flyvere.

On 1 October 1942 HAL DT520 crashed into the sea about here off Nordenbro, Langeland on a
bombing raid on Flensburg, here. All of the crew perished.

On 6 October 1942 G. H. Spowart was found at sea by a German mine sweeper.
He was buried in Svinø Churchyard on 7 October 1942. (Source: AOD)
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) George William Spowart, 22, was the son of George Bertram Spowart and Jeannie Spowart, of Doncaster, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Treasured memories of our dear son and brother George "Till we meet again"

5 of the 7 airmen were buried in Odense and 2 in Svinø Churchyard. (Source: FAF)

See RAF - Handley Page Halifax and Bomber Command No. 10 Squadron and
RAF No. 10 Squadron Association. This Halifax took off from RAF Melbourne.

7 airmen. Lost Bombers has this.