Ronald Walter Long        Photo: Knud Riis   Updated: 30 JAN 2019
                                                                         
Airman:
 a014246.htm Surname: Long Init: R W Rank: F/Lt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 405

P_link: p375.htm Plane: LAN PB527 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d160944 Buried_d: b111111 C_link: c014.htm At_Next: Esbjerg,  A. 13. 21

"Under en mission til Kiel den 16. september 1944 nedstyrtede et "Lancaster" fly i Nordsøen. Hele besætningen omkom." (FAF)

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) Ronald Walter Long, 24 år, var søn af Mr. J.W. Long,  Windsor, Ontario,
Canada. Hæderstegn: DFC, Distinguished Flying Cross.
(Kilde: CWGC)

R.W. Long synes at være inddrevet ved Vejers Strand. Usikker begravelsesdato. (Kilde: FAF)

1 mand er begravet i Sønderho, 1 i Esbjerg og 5 har ikke nogen kendt grav.

Se Lancaster fotos og Archive Report med detaljer og fotos. 7 flyvere.

This Lancaster crashed in the North Sea on 16 September, 1944 during a bombing raid on Kiel.
All of the crew perished. (Source: FAF)

Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) Ronald Walter Long, 24, was the son of Mr. J.W. Long, of Windsor, Ontario,
Canada. Awards: DFC, the Distinguished Flying Cross. (Source: CWGC)

R.W. Long seems to have drifted in on the beach at Vejers. Uncertain date of burial. (Source: FAF)

1 airman is buried in Sønderho, 1 in Esbjerg and 5 have no known grave.

See 405 Maritime Patrol Squadron RCAF - WikipediaBomber Command No. 405 (Vancouver) Squadron
A Canadian Lancaster * Lancaster photos
Lancaster III PB527 LQ-K took off from RAF Gransden Lodge at 22.35 hrs on 15 SEP 1944.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this and Archive Report.)    7 airmen.