Leonard Meakin      Photo: Knud Riis    Updated: 30 OCT 2011

Airman: a014156.htm Surname: Meakin Init: L Rank: F/O Service: RAF Sqdn: 103

P_link: p179.htm Plane: LAN ED733 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: At Jordrup

Crash_d: d290443 Buried_d: b070543 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 10. 6

Denne Lancaster blev skudt ned den 29. april 1943 nær Jordrup (som er her) af en tysk natjager under
en meget stor minelægningsoperation. Hele besætningen omkom. Se mere ved
LAN ED733.

Flying Officer (Navigator) Leonard Meakin, 27år, var søn af  John og Catherine Meakin, Gayton, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Nedstyrtningsstedet var her, tættere på her ca. 75 m syd for Hovmosevej 10, 6064 Jordrup.
(Kilde: Flemming Glensholm)
Se Lancaster fotos.

De 7 flyvere fra LAN ED733 og 10 flyvere fra 3 andre fly blev begravet i Esbjerg den 7. maj 1943.
(Kilde: FAF) 7 flyvere.

This Lancaster was shot down on 29 April 1943 near Jordrup (which is here) by a German night fighter during a very large minelaying operation. All of the crew perished. See more at LAN ED733.

Flying Officer (Navigator) Leonard Meakin, 27, was the son of John and Catherine Meakin, of Gayton, Cheshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Leonard, dear son of J. and K. Meakin, Heswall, Cheshire, England

The 7 airmen from LAN ED733 and 10 airmen from 3 other planes were buried in Esbjerg on 7 May 1943. (Source: FAF)

See Bomber Command No. 103 Squadron * RAF Elsam Wolds Association.
This Lancaster - see Lancaster photos - took off from RAF Elsham Wolds. 7 airmen.