John Desmond Lindrea                 Updated:  09 NOV 2011

Airman: a096019.htm Surname: Lindrea Init: J D Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 90

P_link: p160.htm Plane: STI BF463 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Off Halskov

Crash_d: d210443 Buried_d: b310543 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

Natten til den 21. april 1943 blev et Stirling fly (STI BF463) med Rostock som mål skudt ned ved
Korsør, måske omkring her.
(Lost Bombers: Skudt ned af flak og styrtet i Storebælt nær Sprogø, vest for Halskov-Korsør.)
Alle ombord omkom i Storebælt. De blev fundet som lig i Storebælt, mellem Korsør og Reersø (her).

Sergeant (Air Gunner) John Desmond Lindrea, 25 år, var søn af Gilbert William Lindrea og
Elsy Lilian Lindrea, Shalford, Surrey, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Sgt Hall blev begravet den 1. maj 1943, Sgt Tagg først den 2. juni på Bispebjerg Kirkegård. Sgt N. Shield
blev begravet den 26. maj 1943, P/O Cross, Sgt Cruttenden og Sgt Lindrea begravedes den 31. maj på
Svinø Kirkegård. Om Sgt Offen er intet oplyst. (Kilde: FAF)

7 flyvere. Se Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943.

On the night before 21 April 1943 a Stirling (STI BF463) targeting Rostock was shot down at Korsør,
maybe about here. (Lost Bombers: Shot down by flak and crashed into the waters of the Storebælt near
Sprogø, W of Halskov-Korsør) All on board perished in the Storebælt.
Their bodies were found in the Storebælt, between Korsør and Reersø (here).

Sergeant (Air Gunner) John Desmond Lindrea, 25, was the son of Gilbert William Lindrea, and of
Elsy Lilian Lindrea, of Shalford, Surrey, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)     
O valiant heart   

Sgt Hall was buried on 1 May 1943, Sgt Tagg not until 2 June in Bispebjerg Cemetery. Sgt N. Shield was
buried on 26 May 1943, P/O Cross, Sgt Cruttenden and Sgt Lindrea were buried on 31 May in
Svinø Churchyard. No information on Sgt Offen.  (Source: FAF)

See Bomber Command No. 90 Squadron. This Short Stirling took off from RAF Ridgewell.
7 airmen. Lost Bombers has this. See Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943.