John Adam Sligo       Photo: Knud Riis    Updated: 01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014023.htm Surname: Sligo Init: J A Rank: P/O Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 57

P_link: p072.htm Plane: WEL Z1564 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Off Fanø

Crash_d: d080542 Buried_d: b201042 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 9. 17

Den 8. maj 1942 styrtede WEL Z1564 ned ved Nordby Havn på Fanø (omkring her) under en minelægningsoperation til Pumpkin (græskar) i Storebælt. (Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg
af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)
(Kilde: p072MACR - se også Minelægningsområder
og Google Map 57 + 630 Squadron.) Hele besætningen omkom.

J. A. Sligo drev i land nær Ballum Sluse (her). Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 20. oktober 1942.
(Kilde: AOD)

Pilot Officer (Pilot) John Adam Sligo, 24, var søn af Alfred Sligo og Rose Sligo (f. Adam), Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand; gift med Marie Theresa Sligo, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand.
(Kilde: CWGC 5 flyvere.

On 8 May 1942 WEL Z1564 crashed at Nordby Harbour, Fanø (about here) on a minelaying
operation to Pumpkin in the Great Belt. (Source: The map Air Crashes at Esbjerg by Torben Thorsen
and Morten S. Jensen) (Source: p072MACR - see also Minelaying areas and
Google Map 57 + 630 Squadron.) All of the crew perished.

J. A. Sligo was found drifted ashore near the Ballum Lock (here).
He was buried in Esbjerg on 20 October 1942.
(Source: AOD)

Pilot Officer (Pilot) John Adam Sligo, 24, was the son of Alfred Sligo and Rose Sligo (née Adam), of Gisborne, Auckland, New Zealand, and the husband of Marie Theresa Sligo, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. (Source: CWGC)

See No. 57 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia57 & 630 Squadron Association * Wellington.
Wellington III Z1564 DX- took off from RAF Feltwell at 22.10 hrs on 07 MAY 1942.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this.)    5 airmen.