Robert Noble Wallace     Photo: Knud Riis   Updated:  17 MAR 2013

Airman: a014178.htm Surname: Wallace Init: R N Rank: F/Sgt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 434

P_link: p225.htm Plane: HAL LK648 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d280943 Buried_d: b121043 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 8. 9

Den 27. september 1943 kl. 19.21 lettede HAL LK648 fra RAF Tholthorpe i Yorkshire på bombetogt
mod Hanover (her).

"Fly styrtet i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. Gummibåd med ligene af F/Lt Hallas og F/Lt Wallace samlet
op 9. oktober 1943 på position 7 sømil ØNØ for Slugen N af fiskekutter E. 425 "Chr. Muff" og taget til
Esbjerg samme dag. Skipper på E. 425: Christen Enevoldsen." (MACR)

Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) Robert Noble Wallace gjorde tjeneste i Royal Air Force. (Kilde: CWGC)
Han var Mid Upper Gunner
HAL LK648. (Kilde: MACR)

2 flyvere fra HAL LK648 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i Norge. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 8 flyvere.

On 27 September 1943 at 19.21 hrs HAL LK648 took off from  RAF Tholthorpe in Yorkshire on a
bombing raid targeting Hanover (here).

"Aircraft crashed in North Sea. No survivors. Dinghy containing the bodies of F/Lts Hallas and Wallace
picked up on October 9 1943 in position 7 Nautical miles ENE of Slugen N by fishing vessel
E. 425 "Chr. Muff" and carried to Esbjerg same day. Skipper of E. 425: Christen Enevoldsen." (MACR)

Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner) Robert Noble Wallace served in the Royal Air Force. (Source: CWGC)
He was the Mid Upper Gunner of HAL LK648. (Source: MACR)

2 airmen from HAL LK648 were buried in Esbjerg and 1 in NORWAY. 5 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 434 (Bluenose) Squadron RCAF and No. 434 Squadron RCAF in Wikipedia.
RAF - Handley Page Halifax. 434 Squadron of the Canadian Wings. Also RCAF 434 Squadron 1943-1945
and The Wartime Memories Project - No. 434 Squadron. See Anatomy of a Halifax.
This Halifax took off from RAF Tholthorpe. 8  airmen.