Percy Barnsley          Photo: Knud Riis          Updated:  01 OCT 2013
                                                                           
Airman:
 a014169.htm Surname: Barnsley Init: P Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 7

P_link: p219.htm Plane: LAN JA713 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The Kattegat off Tunø

Crash_d: d040943 Buried_d: b080943 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 9. 17

Den 4. september 1943 kl. 02.30 styrtede LAN JA713 i Kattegat syd for Tunø (omkring her)
på hjemvejen fra et bombetogt til Berlin. Hele besætningen omkom.

"Radiotelegrafisten, Sgt Percy Barnsley, blev fundet næste dag og bragt til den tyske flyveplads ved Ry.
Herfra blev han videreført til Fourfeld Gravlund ved Esbjerg, hvor han blev begravet den 8. september 1943."(FT)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator) Percy Barnsley, 22 år, var søn af Percy og Jane E. Barnsley, Glasgow,
United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Se Den lange version fra Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift.
LAN EE138 blev skudt ned ved Stadil under samme operation. Se Stadil - Flyverminde.
2 flyvere fra
LAN JA713 blev begravet i Århus og 1 flyver i Esbjerg. 4 har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.   

On 4 September 1943 at 02.30 hours LAN JA713 crashed into the Kattegat south of Tunø (about here)
on the return flight from a bombing raid on Berlin. All of the crew perished.

"Wireless Operator Sgt Percy Barnsley was found the next day and taken to the German airfield at Ry.
From here he was taken to Fourfeld Cemetery at Esbjerg where he was buried on 8 September 1943." (FT)


Sergeant (Wireless Operator) Percy Barnsley, 22, was the son of Percy and Jane E. Barnsley, of Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
God called him home  it was his will  but in our hearts   he liveth still

See The long version from (Danish) Aviation Historical Review. LAN EE138 was shot down at Stadil
on the same operation. See Stadil - Memorial.
2 airmen from
LAN JA713 were buried in Århus and 1 airman in Esbjerg. 4 have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 7 Squadron  and 7 Squadron Association.
This Lancaster took off from RAF Oakington, see Former RAF Oakington. See also Lancaster photos.
7 airmen.