Denis Robert Barrett       Photo: Knud Riis    Updated: 01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014037.htm Surname: Barrett Init: D R Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 15

P_link: p089.htm Plane: STI W7524 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Off Esbjerg, 5 km SE

Crash_d: d160742 Buried_d: b210742 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 10. 3

Den 16. juli 1942 styrtede STI W7524 "i havet 6,4 km SV for udløbet af Sneum Å".
(p089MACR -
omkring her). (Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)
Flyet var på bombetogt til Lübeck (her).

De omkomne besætningsmedlemmer blev begravet i Esbjerg.
(Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Pilot) Denis Robert Barrett, 21 år, var søn af William Robert og Edith Emma Barrett, Pitsea,
Essex, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

6 flyvere fra STI W7524 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 2 blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre
8 flyvere.

On 16 July 1942 STI W7524 "crashed in sea 4 miles due SW of the mouth of River Sneum".
(p089MACR - about here). (Source: The map Air Crashes at Esbjerg by Torben Thorsen and
Morten S. Jensen) The plane was on a bombing raid on Lübeck (here).
The perished crew members were buried in Esbjerg. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Pilot) Denis Robert Barrett, 21, was the son of William Robert and Edith Emma Barrett,
of Pitsea, Essex, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember


6 airmen from STI W7524 were buried in Esbjerg. 2 were taken to German POW-Camps.

See No. 15 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * XV SQUADRON ASSOCIATION * Short Stirling.
Stirling I W7524 LA-D took off from RAF Wyton at 18.40 hrs on 16 JUL 1942.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this including Archive Report.) 
8 airmen.