Ronald Edward Russell                           Updated: 27 SEP 2017

Airman: a096052.htm Surname: Russell Init: R E Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 77

P_link: p396.htm Plane: HAL MZ924 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Smålandsfarvandet

Crash_d: d150245 Buried_d: b140645 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

"I forbindelse med en mineudlægningsoperation natten til den 15. februar 1945 nedstyrtede en "Halifax"
i havet et sted syd for Sjælland. Hele besætningen omkom.
Se Google Map p396 og Maleri af dette fly.

Sgt Russells lig blev fundet ved Knudshoved Odde (måske omkring her).
Den 14. juni 1945 blev han begravet på Svinø Kirkegård. (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Ronald Edward Russell, 20 år, var søn af Albert Edward og Caroline May Russell, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

Besætningen på HAL MZ924 er begravet i Skælskør (1), Brarup (2), Stubbekøbing (1), Svinø (2) og Bogø (1).
7 flyvere.

"In connection with a minelaying operation the night before 15 February, 1945 a "Halifax" crashed into the sea somewhere south of Zealand. All of the crew perished.
See Google Map p396. Painting of this plane.

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Ronald Edward Russell, 20, was the son of Albert Edward and Caroline May Russell,
of Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Sacred memories of our only son. Whilst doing his duty God took him to rest.

The airmen of HAL MZ924 are buried in Skælskør (1), Brarup (2), Stubbekøbing (1), Svinø (2) and Bogø (1).
7 airmen.


Bomber Command No.77 Squadron * 77 Squadron Association * Halifax * Halifax-BC Museum.Canada
Halifax-RAF Museum * Halifax-The Yorkshire Air Museum.
Halifax III MZ924 KN-D took off from RAF Full Sutton at 18.05 hrs on 14 FEB 1945.
(Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) Google Map 77 Squadron DK