Frederick Andrew Couper   Photo: Knud Riis   Updated:  16 MAR 2013 

Airman: a014076.htm Surname: Couper Init: F A Rank: P/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 999

P_link: p128.htm Plane: WEL DV892 Operation: Other Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d181242 Buried_d: b180243 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 10. 23

Kl. 14.21 den 18. december 1942 lettede WEL DV892 på en afprøvning af teknisk art.
Rapporteret gået i havet ud for Great Yarmouth (her).
Liget af P/O Pickles samlet op af et skib næste dag 11 km sydøst for Lowestoft (omkring  her).
(Kilde: MACR)

F. A. Couper drev ind ved Vejers Strand (omkring her) den 15. februar 1943.
Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. februar 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

Pilot Officer Frederick Andrew Couper, 25 år, var søn af Charles F. A. og
Florrie Josephine Couper, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia.
(Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra WEL DV892 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i United Kingdom. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
7 flyvere.

At 14.21 on 18 December 1942 WEL DV892 took off from RAF Binbrook on a test flight.
Reported down in sea off Great Yarmouth (here).
Body of P/O Pickles picked up next day by boat 7 miles SE of Lowestoft (about here). (MACR)

F. A. Couper was washed ashore on Vejers Strand (about here) on 15 February 1943.
He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 February 1943. (Source: FAF)

Pilot Officer Frederick Andrew Couper, 25, was the son of Charles F. A. and
Florrie Josephine Couper, of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia. (Source: CWGC)
For ever in our love enshrined

1 airman from WEL DV892 was buried in Esbjerg and 1 in the United Kingdom.
5 airmen have no known grave.

RAF 1474 Flt. Wireless Investigation Flight  - 999 Squadron!  7 airmen.