Montagu Francis Baldwin Read   Photo: Knud Riis  Updated:  09 JAN 2012

Airman: a014060.htm Surname: Read Init: MFB Rank: W/Cdr Service: RAF Sqdn: 218

P_link: p118.htm Plane: STI W7613 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Juvre Dyb at Rømø

Crash_d: d011042 Buried_d: b201042 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 9. 21

"På bombetogt mod Hearnwyk ved Lübeck (her) nedstyrtede et Stirling fly i Nordsøen den 1. oktober 1942. (Måske omkring her.) Alle 8 om bord omkom.
F/Lt Du Toit og Wing Commander Read blev indbragt fra Hviding (fundet måske omkring her) og begravet
den 20. oktober 1942. Sgt Parkinson inddrev ved Vejers strand (omkring her) og begravedes den
30. oktober 1942. - Den øvrige besætning har ingen kendt grav." (FAF)

Wing Commander (Pilot) Montagu Francis Baldwin Read, 30 år, britisk statsborger, var søn af
George Baldwin Read og Gwendoline Read, Hull, Province of Quebec, Canada, gift med
Nodja Ruby Read. (Kilde: CWGC)


Fra STI W7613 er 3 flyvere begravet i Esbjerg og 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
8 flyvere.

On a bombing raid on Hearnwyk at Lübeck (here) a Stirling crashed into the North Sea on 1 October 1942. (Maybe about here.) All 8 on board perished.
F/Lt Du Toit and Wing Commander Read were taken from Hviding (found maybe about here) to Esbjerg
and buried on 20 October 1942. Sgt Parkinson drifted ashore at Vejers (about here) and was buried on
30 October 1942. - The rest of the crew have no known graves. (Source: FAF)

Wing Commander (Pilot) Montagu Francis Baldwin Read, 30, a citizen of the UK, was the son of
George Baldwin Read and Gwendoline Read, of Hull, Province of Quebec, Canada, and the husband of Nodja Ruby Read. (Source: CWGC)


3 airmen from STI W7613 were buried in Esbjerg, and 5 others have no known graves.
See Bomber Command No. 218 Squadron and 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association.
This Stirling took off from RAF Downham Market. Lost Bombers has this. 8 airmen.