Harry Wood Robson                          Updated:  13 SEP 2012

Airman:
 a019001.htm Surname: Robson Init: H W Rank: F/O Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p003.htm Plane: HAM P1173 Operation: Not DK / G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d120440 Buried_d: b270540 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 21

Den 12. april 1940 styrtede HAM P1173 i havet. FAF skriver:
"Den 12. april 1940 angreb RAF fly tyske krigsskibe i Kristiansand havn
(her), hvorunder formationen af
bombefly blev angrebet af tyske jagere. Et Hampden fly blev ramt, og det blev set styrte brændende i
havet ca. 100 miles fra den norske kyst. Hele besætningen omkom.

Flyets pilot, H. W. Robson, blev begravet af sognepræst Harald Kent den 27. maj 1940."

Flying Officer (Pilot) Harry Wood Robson, 22 år, var søn af Robert Wood Robson og
Isabella Ann Robson,  Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver fra HAM P1173 blev begravet i Frederikshavn. 3 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 4 flyvere.

On 12 April 1940
HAM P1173 crashed into the sea. FAF writes:

"On 12 April 1940 the RAF attacked German naval ships in Kristiansand Harbour (here). The formation
of bombers was attacked by German fighters. A Hampden was hit and it was seen, burning, crashing
into the sea about 100 miles off the coast of Norway. All of the crew perished.
On 27 May 1940 Pilot H. W. Robson was buried in Frederikshavn. Vicar Harald Kent officiated at the graveside ceremony."

Flying Officer (Pilot) Harry Wood Robson, 22, was the son of Robert Wood Robson, and of
Isabella Ann Robson, of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

1 airman from HAM P1173 was buried in Frederikshavn. 3 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 44 Squadron. Also No. 44 Squadron RAF in Wikipedia and
No. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War. RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron.
This Hampden took off from RAF Waddington. See RAF Waddington now. 4 airmen.