John Anthony Freeman    Photo: Knud Riis     Updated: 07 JAN 2019
                                                                                  
Airman:
 a014233.htm Surname: Freeman Init: J A Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 207

P_link: p323.htm Plane: LAN ND522 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Sea NW of Mandø

Crash_d: d220544 Buried_d: b270544 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg, A. 12. 17

Den 22. maj 1944 styrtede LAN ND522 i Vadehavet nord for Mandø - måske omkring her.
Se
p323MACR.
J. A. Freeman blev begravet den 27. maj 1944 i Esbjerg.
4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
2 flyvere sprang ud med faldskærm og blev taget til fange.
(Kilde: FAF) De blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre.

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) John Anthony Freeman var fra United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

Flyet var på en minelægningoperation over området Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Havn (her).
Se Minelægningsområder.

Se Lancaster fotos.  7 flyvere.

On 22 May 1944 LAN ND522 crashed into the waters north of Mandø - maybe about here.
See p323MACR.
J. A. Freeman was buried in Esbjerg on 27 May 1944.
4 airmen have no known grave.
2 airmen bailed out and were taken prisoners. (Source: FAF) They
were taken to German POW-Camps.

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) John Anthony Freeman was from the United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

The plane was on a minelaying operation over the area Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Harbour (here).
See Minelaying areas.


See No. 207 Squadron - Wikipedia * 207 Squadron Association * RAF-Lincolnshire.info * Lancaster Photos.
Lancaster III ND522 EM-J took off from RAF Spilsby at 22.10 hrs on 21 MAY 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)
7 airmen.