Kelvin Hewer Shoesmith   Photo: Knud Riis   Updated:  04 APR 2013

Airman: a014042.htm Surname: Shoesmith Init: K H Rank: Sgt Service: RAAF Sqdn: 115

P_link: p092.htm Plane: WEL BJ670 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d270742 Buried_d: b220842 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 10. 18

Den 27. juli 1942 lettede WEL BJ670 fra RAF Marham på et bombetogt mod Hamburg (her).
I alt mistede denne squadron 4 fly den nat. 2 rapporteret gået i havet. Dette fly styrtede ned i Nordsøen.
3 overlevende samlet op af tyskerne. Efterfølgende blev de krigsfanger. (Kilde: MACR)
De blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre

K. H. Shoesmith blev fundet i Ho Bugt (her) den 21. august 1942.
Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 22. august 1942. (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant Kelvin Hewer Shoesmith, 21 år, var søn af William Stanley Boyde Shoesmith og
Ella Maude Shoesmith.
(Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra WEL BJ670 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i HOLLAND. 3 flyvere blev krigsfanger. 5 flyvere.

On 27 July 1942 WEL BJ670 took off from RAF Marham on a bombing raid targeting Hamburg (here). In all, 4 aircraft lost by squadron that night. 2 reported down in sea.
This plane crashed in the North Sea.
3 survivors picked up by the Germans. POWs subsequently. (Source: MACR)
They were taken to
German POW-Camps.

K. H. Shoesmith was found in the bay Ho Bugt (here) on 21 August 1942.
He was buried in Esbjerg on 22 August 1942. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant Kelvin Hewer Shoesmith, 21, was the son of William Stanley Boyde Shoesmith and
Ella Maude Shoesmith. (Source: CWGC)
He gave his life that we might live in peace. Always remembered

1 airman from WEL BJ670 was buried in Esbjerg, and 1 in HOLLAND. 3 airmen became POWs.
See Bomber Command No. 115 Squadron. This Wellington took off from RAF Marham. 5 airmen.