Robert Otley Lander                              Updated:  17 JAN 2012


Airman:
 a019039.htm Surname: Lander Init: R O Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 15

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

Crash_d: d040943 Buried_d: b130943 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 39

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

E. A. Hill og R. O. Lander blev fundet i havet ved Klitmøller (omkring her).
De blev begravet i Frederikshavn henholdsvis den 18. og 13. september 1943.
 (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Navigator) Robert Otley Lander, 22 år, var søn af Charles Henry og Elizabeth E. Lander;
gift med Vera Nellie Lander, Chingford, Essex, 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.

E. A. Hill and R. O. Lander were found in the sea off Klitmøller (about here).
They were buried in Frederikshavn on 18 and 13 September 1943, respectively. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Navigator) Robert Otley Lander, 22, was the son of Charles Henry and Elizabeth E. Lander,
and the husband of Vera Nellie Lander, of Chingford, Essex, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
"In heavenly love abiding"


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