Robert Edward Belton                           Updated:  17 JAN 2012


Airman:
 a019037.htm Surname: Belton Init: R E Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 15

P_link: p217.htm Plane: STI BK774 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: NorthSea/Skagerrak

Crash_d: d040943 Buried_d: b290943 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 42

Kl. 20.17 den 4. september 1943 startede STI BK774 på en minelægningsoperation.
Se Minelægningsområder.
Siden hørte ingen fra flyet. Hele besætningen omkom.

R. E. Belton blev fundet på havet ved Hansted (omkring her) og
H. Perry fandt man på havet ved Klitmøller. De blev begge begravet den 29. september 1943.
(Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Robert Edward Belton, 24 år, var søn af Albert Henry og Emily Belton,
Hastings, Sussex, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

7 flyvere.

At 20.17 hours on 4 September 1943 STI BK774 took off on a minelaying operation.
See Minelaying areas.
Since then nothing was heard from the plane. All of the crew perished.

R. E. Belton was found in the sea off Hansted (about here) and
H. Perry was found off Klitmøller. They were buried on 29 September 1943. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Robert Edward Belton, 24, was the son of Albert Henry and Emily Belton,
of Hastings, Sussex, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Life moves on but memory stays


See Bomber Command No. 15 Squadron and XV (R) Squadron. This Stirling took off from RAF Mildenhall.

7 airmen.