Christopher George Woplin             Updated:  02 JAN 2012

Airman: a096047.htm Surname: Woplin Init: C G Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 102

P_link: p304.htm Plane: HAL HX151 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Sea E of Omø

Crash_d: d240444 Buried_d: b160544 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

"114 RAF bombefly foretog denne nat mineringer i Østersøen, og 4 Halifaxes og 1 Stirling gik tabt.
HX151 blev skudt ned øst for Omø." (FT 88-40-26) Omkring her. Hele besætningen omkom.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Christopher George Woplin, 21 år, var søn af
George Christopher og Sarah Woplin, South Norwood, Surrey. Hans far faldt også.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Fra HAL HX151 er 1 flyver begravet på Omø, 3 i Svinø og 3 har ingen kendt grav.

7 flyvere.
 

"114 RAF bombers that night carried out minelaying operations in the Baltic Sea, and 4 Halifaxes and 1 Stirling were lost. HX151 was shot down east of Omø." (FT 88-40-26) About here. All of the crew perished.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Christopher George Woplin, 21, was the son of George Christopher and Sarah Woplin, of South Norwood, Surrey. His father also fell. (Source: CWGC)
"A beautiful memory, a smiling face, a loving son I can never replace"  Mother

1 airman from HAL HX151  is buried on Omø, 3 are buried in Svinø and 3 have no known grave.

See RAF - Handley Page Halifax and Bomber Command No. 102 Squadron and
Wikipedia: No. 102 Squadron. This Halifax took off from RAF Pocklington. See Pocklington History.
Lost Bombers has this.
7 airmen.