Neil MacLeod           Photo: Knud Riis        Updated: 10 MAY 2022
 a014100.htm Surname: MacLeod Init: N Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 149

P_link: p146.htm Plane: STI R9327 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Obbekær E of Ribe

Crash_d: d040443 Buried_d: b090443 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A3. 7. 11

Den 4. april 1943 styrtede STI R9327 ned ved Ribe på et bombetogt til Kiel. Alle om bord blev dræbt.
Alle 7 flyvere blev begravet i Esbjerg den 9. april 1943. (Kilde: FAF)

Styrtet var omkring her. Se
monument ca. 250 m fra nedstyrtningsstedet.

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Neil MacLeod, 25 år, var søn af Mr. og Mrs. John MacLeod, Lochmaddy,
North Uist, Ydre Hebrider, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)
7 flyvere.

 On 4 April 1943 STI R9327 crashed near Ribe on a bombing raid on Kiel. All on board were killed.
All 7 airmen were buried in Esbjerg on 9 April 1943.(Source: FAF)
The crash was about here. See
monument about 250 m from the crash site.

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Neil MacLeod, 25, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John MacLeod, of
Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
"Gus am bris an la, agus an teich na sgailean" Dain sholaimh II.17
(UNTIL DAY BREAKS AND THE SHADOWS FLEE - in Scottish Gaelic, a quote from
The Book of Proverbs in the Bible. Thanks to Rob Hudson for the translation. See Song of Solomon 2:17.)
He is remembered on The Walls of Names at the International Bomber Command Centre, Phase 2, P203.   
At each of the perished airmen at the IBCC see details of this Last Operation.

See No. 149 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * Stirling * p146MACR
Stirling I R9327 OJ-M took off from RAF Lakenheath at 20:39 on 04 APR 1943.
Aircrew Remembered has this.) 7 airmen.