John Kinnane      Photo: Knud Riis       Updated: 30 MAR 2013

Airman: a014004.htm Surname: Kinnane Init: J Rank: F/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 7

P_link: p034.htm Plane: STI N6013 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d010741 Buried_d: b110741 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 14. 12

Kl. 12.00 den 1. juli 1941 lettede STI N6013 fra RAF Oakington med 2 andre fly på dagangreb
mod Borkum Vandflyvebase (omkring her). Sprængninger blev observeret på beddinger og i havnen.
STI N6013 blev sidst set kl. 15.11, da den cirklede omkring en gummibåd med besætningen fra et
ukendt fly og så blev angrebet af 2 jagere. (MACR)

3 af de omkomne flyvere drev ind til den danske kyst og blev begravet i Esbjerg.
4 flyvere fra STI N6013 har ingen kendt grav.

Flying Officer John Kinnane, 29 år, var søn af Robert Joseph John og Mary Agnes Kinnane, Prospect, South Australia. Hæderstegn: Mentioned in Despatches. (Kilde: CWGC)

J. Kinnane blev fundet nær Ribe (måske omkring her) og begravet den 11. juli 1941. Han var Pilot på
STI N6013. (Kilde: FAF og MACR)  7 flyvere.

At 12.00 hrs. on 1 July 1941 STI N6013 took off from RAF Oakington with 2 other aircraft on a daylight sortie to Borkum Seaplane Base (about here).
Bursts were observed on slipways and across harbour.  STI N6013 last seen at 15.11 hrs. circling
dinghy with crew of unknown aircraft and then attacked by 2 fighters. (MACR)

3 of the perished airmen were washed ashore on the coast of Denmark and buried in Esbjerg.
4 airmen from STI N6013 have no known grave.

Flying Officer John Kinnane, 29, was the son of Robert Joseph John and Mary Agnes Kinnane,
of Prospect, South Australia. Awards: Mentioned in Despatches. (Source: CWGC)
Ego sum resurrectio et vita: Oui credit in me... Non morietur in aeternum

J. Kinnane was found near Ribe (maybe about here) and buried on 11 July 1941.
He was the Pilot of STI N6013. (Source: FAF og MACR)

See Bomber Command No. 7 Squadron * No. 7 Squadron RAF * 7 Squadron Association.
This Stirling took off from Oakington, see Former RAF Oakington.  7 airmen.