Ross Ferrier Philp Updated: 15 JAN 2022
Airman: a026001.htm Surname: Philp Init: R F Rank: P/O Service: RAAF Sqdn: 161
P_link: p379r.htm Plane: STI LK 238 Operation: Drop in DK Crash_site: Near Vemb.
Crash_d: d071044 Buried_d: b150645 C_link: c026.htm At_Next: Gørding
"På vej til to jyske modtagepladser med
våben til den danske modstandsbevægelse
Se mindesten netop
her ved hegnet, hvor Philp blev gravet ned af den tyske værnemagt.
Pilot Officer Ross Ferrier Philp, 21 år,
var søn af Roslyn Foster Bowie Philp og Marjorie Alice Hewson Philp, Brisbane,
Fra STI LK 238 er 1
flyver begravet i Gørding, 2 blev taget til fange og 4 nåede Sverige med hjælp
On its way to two drop zones in Jutland
with weapons for the Danish resistance movement
See the memorial stone just here at the hedgerow, where Philp was dug down by the German Wehrmacht. It is about 300 m north of Skalstrupvej 14, DK-7570 Vemb, about 700 m north of the farm Stamphøj and about 3 km north of Gørding Church, where Philp was buried on 15 June, 1945 in the presence of many residents of the area, members of the resistance movement and military units. About 10 Canadian soldiers fired a salute of honour over the grave. (Source: FAF)
Pilot Officer Ross Ferrier Philp, 21, was
son of Roslyn Foster Bowie Philp and Marjorie Alice Hewson Philp, of Brisbane,
Queensland, Australia. (Source: CWGC)
1 airman from STI LK 238 is buried in Gørding, 2 became POWs and 4 evaded to Sweden with help from the resistance movement.
69 perished airmen from this and 14 other planes
are commemorated on the Memorial Plaque in Rebild.
They lost their lives on flights with weapons