Harry Gretton            Photo: Knud Riis       Updated:  30 MAR 2013

Airman: a014003.htm Surname: Gretton Init: H Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 139

P_link: p033.htm Plane: BLE T1832 Operation: Anti ship Crash_site: North Sea off Texel

Crash_d: d160641 Buried_d: b180841 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 14. 26

Kl. 15.21 den 16. juni 1941 lettede BLE T1832 fra RAF Horsham St. Faith på patrulje mod skibe. Flyet blev angrebet af fjendtlige jagere og styrtede i havet. En eftersøgning blev iværksat, men flyet
blev ikke fundet. Styrtet i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Harry Gretton var fra Royal Air Force. (Kilde: CWGC)

Telegrafist H. Gretton drev i land ved Skallingen Ende (omkring her).
Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. august 1941.

De 2 øvrige besætningsmedlemmer forsvandt i havet. (Kilde: FAF)
3 flyvere.

At 15.21 hrs. on 16 june 1941 BLE T1832 took off from RAF Horsham St. Faith on an
Anti-shipping patrol to Beat No. 9.
The plane was attacked by enemy fighters and crashed in the sea. Search sent out but failed to find. Crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Harry Gretton was from the Royal Air Force.
(Source: CWGC)

Wireless Operator H. Gretton was washed ashore at Skallingen Ende (about here).
He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 August 1941.

The 2 other crew members disappeared into the sea. (Source: FAF)

Bomber Command No. 139 Squadron * No. 139 Squadron RAF
This Bristol Blenheim took off from RAF Horsham St. Faith. See the Blenheim Society. 3 airmen.