William Kelly                                  Updated: 15 APR 2018

Airman: a021008.htm Surname: Kelly Init: W Rank: F/Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 103

P_link: p313.htm Plane: LAN LL963 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Off Avernakø

Crash_d: d160544 Buried_d: b190644 C_link: c021.htm At_Next: Faaborg

 Under en mineudlægningsoperation til Kiel Bugt natten til den 16. maj 1944 blev LAN LL963 ramt
af flak og styrtede i havet ved Avernakø. Hele besætningen omkom. Se om styrtet.
Se propel som monument og tak til flyverne. Se meget mere ved flyverne begravet på Avernakø
og Drejø. Besøg 2016. Se Foto 194? fra Veronica Hanson.
Veronicas onkel Sgt
Douglas Frank Pegrum fra LAN LL963 blev aldrig fundet.


Flight Sergeant (Navigator) William Kelly, 22 år, var søn af Daniel og Helen Kelly, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

LAN LL963 styrtede ned her. W. Kelly drev i land ved Nab (omkring her) den 18. juni 1944 og blev
begravet den følgende dag. (Kilde: FAF)

1 flyver begravet på Avernakø, 1 på Drejø, 1 i Faaborg, 1 i Aastrup og 3 har ingen kendt grav.
Se Google Map p313 Lancaster LL963. Se
Minelægningsområder og Lancaster fotos. 7 flyvere.
 
On its way to a mine laying operation in Kiel Bay on the night before 16 May, 1944, LAN LL963
was hit by flak and crashed into the sea at Avernakø.  All of the crew perished. See about the crash.
See propeller as monument and thanks to the airmen. See much more at the airmen buried on
Avernakø and Drejø. See Photo 194? from Veronica Hanson.
Veronica's uncle Sgt Douglas Frank Pegrum of LAN LL963 was never found.

Flight Sergeant (Navigator) William Kelly, 22, was the son of Daniel and Helen Kelly, of Glasgow,
United Kingdom. (Source: CWGCRequiescat in pace

LAN LL963 crashed here. W. Kelly drifted ashore at Nab (about here) on 18 June, 1944, and was
buried next day. (Source: FAF)

LAN LL963 crashed here. 1 airman buried on Avernakø, 1 on Drejø, 1 in Faaborg, 1 in Aastrup and 3 have no known grave.

See Google Map p313 Lancaster LL963  and Memorial Sail with MHV 817 - 13 MAY 2017. MHV 817 Partisan
See No. 103 Squadron RAF*103 Squadron Group Photo*RAF Elsam Wolds Association*Minelaying areas*Lancaster Photos*Visit 2016.
Lancaster I LL963 PM-D took off from RAF Elsham Wolds at 22.13 hrs on 15 MAY 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 7 airmen.