James Douglas Vernon Stewart Stephens Updated: 01 FEB 2019

Airman: a014065.htm Surname: Stephens Init: JDV Rank: F/O Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p117.htm Plane: LAN W4187 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Skallingen

Crash_d: d011042 Buried_d: b071042 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 9. 12

Den 1. oktober 1942 kl. 21.08 styrtede LAN W4187 ned på Skallingen (omkring her).
(Kilde: Kortet Flystyrt ved Esbjerg af Torben Thorsen og Morten S. Jensen)

Det var på bombetogt til Wismar (her). Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)
Alle 7 flyvere blev begravet i Esbjerg den 7. oktober 1942. (Kilde: FAF)

Flying Officer (Pilot) James Douglas Vernon Stewart Stephens, 24 år, var søn af
Dr. James Batson Stephens og Bertha Frances Lilian Stephens; gift med
Maureen Muriel Marguerite Sapphire Stephens, East Molesey, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Hæderstegn: DFC Distinguished Flying Cross og DFM Distinguished Flying Medal.
(Kilde: CWGC)
Se Lancaster fotos.

On 1 October 1942 at 2108 hours  LAN W4187 crashed on Skallingen (about here).
(Source: The map Air Crashes at Esbjerg by Torben Thorsen and Morten S. Jensen)

It was on a bombing raid on Wismar (here).  No survivors. (Source: MACR)
All 7 airmen were buried in Esbjerg on 7 October 1942. (Source: FAF)

Flying Officer (Pilot) James Douglas Vernon Stewart Stephens, 24, was the son of
Dr. James Batson Stephens and Bertha Frances Lilian Stephens, and the husband of
Maureen Muriel Marguerite Sapphire Stephens, of East Molesey, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Awards: DFC Distinguished Flying Cross and DFM Distinguished Flying Medal. (Source: CWGC)
Tranquil you lie... Your memory hallowed in the land you loved

See No. 44 Squadron RAF - WikipediaNo. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War
RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron * RAF Waddington now * Lancaster Photos

Lancaster I W4187 KM-S took off from RAF Waddington at 18.00 hrs on 01 OCT 1942.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this.)  7 airmen.