Leslie Leonard John Smith            Updated: 18 JUN 2018

Airman: a019053.htm Surname: Smith Init: LLJ Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 138

P_link: p310r.htm Plane: HAL LL192 Operation: Drop in DK Crash_site: The Skagerrak

Crash_d: d080544 Buried_d: b170544 C_link: c019.htm At_Next: Frederikshavn, gr. 63

HAL LL192 blev skudt ned over Skagerrak omkring her 60 km nord for Thisted (her) efter at have nedkastet sin ladning til modstandsbevægelsen omkring her øst for Nibe. (Kilde: AOD) Se p310rMACR.

Alle 7 flyvere omkom. 4 har ingen kendt grav, 2 er begravet i Sverige og 1 i Frederikshavn.

Liget af Sgt Smith blev fundet i Nordsøen af fiskekutter "Toni" og indbragt til Frederikshavn den 13. maj.
Begravelsen i Frederikshavn var den 17. maj 1944. (Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Leslie Leonard John Smith, 20 år, var søn af Leonard og Mabel Eveline Smith, Castleton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

69 omkomne flyvere mindes på Mindetavlen i Rebild og i London, se 69 flyvere - St. Clement Danes. Se Google Map Rebild med 15 fly mistet med tab af 69 liv + 3 fly mistet uden tab af liv. 7 flyvere.

HAL LL192 was shot down over the Skagerrak about here 60 km north of Thisted (here) after having dropped its load to the Danish resistance movement about here east of Nibe. (Source: AOD)

All 7 airmen perished. 4 have no known grave, 2 are buried in Sweden and 1 in Frederikshavn.

The body of Sgt Smith was found in the North Sea by the fishing cutter "Toni" and taken to Frederikshavn
on 13 May 1944. The burial in Frederikshavn was on 17 May 1944. (Source: FAF) See p310rMACR.

Sergeant (Air Gunner) Leslie Leonard John Smith, 20, was the son of Leonard and Mabel Eveline Smith,
of Castleton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

See 69 perished airmen on the Memorial Tablet in Rebild
and in London, 69 airmen - St. Clement Danes. See Google Map Rebild with 15 + 3 planes lost.

No. 138 Squadron - Wikipedia * Roll of Honour, Tempsford * Tempsford Special Duties Squadrons * A History of Tempsford Airfield * The Tempsford Airfield Pages
Halifax V LL192 NF-A took off from RAF Tempsford on 07 MAY 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) See Halifax Print and Halifax - Bless 'Em All.

7 airmen.