Richard Francis Stay      Photo: Knud Riis   Updated:  16 MAR 2013

Airman: a014057.htm Surname: Stay Init: R F Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 999

P_link: p107.htm Plane: WEL HE116 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d140942 Buried_d: b201042 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 9. 22

Kl. 23.40 den 13. september 1942 lettede  WEL HE116 fra RAF Edgehill på et bombetogt mod
Bremen (her). Flyet gik tabt i havet, antageligt i Nordsøen. Der var ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

R. F. Stay blev begravet i Esbjerg den 20. oktober 1942. (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Richard Francis Stay, 19 år, var søn af Arthur og Florence M. Stay, Lake,
Isle of Wight.
(Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra WEL HE116 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 2 i HOLLAND. 3 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 6  flyvere.

 At 23.40 on 13 September 1942 WEL HE116 took off from RAF Edgehill on a bombing raid targeting Bremen (here).
The plane was lost at sea, North Sea presumed. There were no survivors. (Source: MACR)

R. F. Stay was buried in Esbjerg on 20 October 1942. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Richard Francis Stay, 19, was the son of Arthur and Florence M. Stay, of Lake,
Isle of Wight. (Source: CWGC)
Our Richard / Thank you for everything / from us all

1 airman from WEL HE116 was buried in Esbjerg and 2 in HOLLAND. 3 airmen have no known grave.

999 Squadron? RAF 21 OTU!
"No. 21 OTU was formed in January 1941 at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh to train night bomber crews using
the Vickers Wellington. In 1942 is carried out a number of operational sorties." (Wikipedia - here)
6 airmen.