Raymond Graham Hume   Knud Riis    Updated: 04 FEB 2019

Airman: a014117.htm Surname: Hume Init: R G Rank: F/Sgt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 77

P_link: p164.htm Plane: HAL HR714 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Sea off Mandø

Crash_d: d210443 Buried_d: b300443 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 10. 25

 Den 21. april 1943 kl. 03.21 styrtede HAL HR714 ned i tidevandsområdet ved Mandø omkring her. (Kilde: Mandø flystyrt)  Det var på hjemturen fra Stettin her. Alle ombord omkom.
"Under en stor overflyvning af Danmark natten til den 21. april 1943, hvor bombemålene var Stettin og Rostock, nedstyrtede mindst 17 fly på dansk område. Fra 8 af disse fly blev i alt 40 dræbte flyvere
begravet i Esbjerg. De 37 begravedes om formiddagen den 30. april 1943 ved den største jordfæstelse
af allierede flyvere under besættelsen. Ved højtideligheden medvirkede en tysk feltpræst, og der blev nedlagt kranse fra både den tyske værnemagt og Esbjerg byråd." (FAF)

Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) Raymond Graham Hume var fra Canada. (Kilde: CWGC)

Se Halifax Print og folk bag en Halifax klar til en mission. Se Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943.
7 flyvere.


On 21 April 1943 at 03.21 hours HAL HR714 crashed into the tidal area of Mandø about here
(Source: Mandø air crashes)
It was on the return flight from
Stettin here. All on board perished.
"At least 17 planes crashed in Danish territory during a great overflight of Denmark on the night before
21 April 1943 targeting Stettin and Rostock. From 8 of these planes 40 perished airmen were buried in Esbjerg. 37 of them were buried before noon on 30 April 1943 at the greatest interment of allied airmen during the occupation. A German army chaplain took part in the ceremony, and wreaths were laid from
the German Wehrmacht and the Town Council of Esbjerg." (FAF)

Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) Raymond Graham Hume was from Canada. (Source: CWGC)

No. 77 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * 77 Squadron Association * Halifax * Halifax-BC Museum.Canada
Halifax-RAF Museum * Halifax-The Yorkshire Air Museum * Halifax Print * Halifax - Bless 'Em All.
Halifax II HR714 KN-K took off from RAF Elvington at 22.10 hrs on 21 MAY 1944.
(Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) Google Map 77 Squadron DK
See Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943. See also Air-raid warnings in Esbjerg. 7 airmen.