Bernard Alan Cavendish Hunt                Updated:  13 SEP 2015                            Photo 07 MAY 2008 - see photo 01 SEP 2015 by AS

Airman:
 a047001.htm Surname: Hunt Init: BAC Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 138

P_link: p220.htm Plane: HAL HR666 Operation: SOE to PL Crash_site: Storebælt off Sprogø

Crash_d: d140943 Buried_d: b280943 C_link: c047.htm At_Next: Korsør

Den 14. september 1943 styrtede HAL HR666 i Storebælt mellem Halsskov Rev og Sprogø,
måske omkring
her. Det var på en nedkastningsoperation til Polen sammen med en del andre polske og
britiske fly. (Kilde: FAF)   Flyvehistorisk Tidsskrift skriver:
"Under
overflyvning af Storebælt blev flyet skudt ned af tysk flak på Halsskov Rev." (FT 88-34-16)

B.A.C. Hunt blev fundet ved Halskov Rev (omkring her) den 26. september 1943. (Kilde: AOD)
Han blev begravet i Korsør den 28. september 1943 under medvirken af en tysk feltpræst. (Kilde:FAF)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator) Bernard Alan Cavendish Hunt, 20 år, var søn af Francis Cavendish Hunt
og Winifred Lilian Hunt, Hornsey, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Hans bror Peter Anthony C., faldt også.
(Kilde: CWGC)

2 flyvere fra HAL HR666 blev begravet i Korsør, 1 i Frederikshavn og 1 i Norge. 1 har ingen kendt grav.
2 flyvere
blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre. 7 flyvere.

On 14 September 1943 at 22.30 hours HAL HR666 crashed into the Storebælt between Halskov Reef and Sprogø, maybe about here. It was on an SOE-mission to Poland. (Danish) Aviation Historical Review writes:
"Overflying the Storebælt this plane was shot down by German flak on Halskov Reef." (FT 88-34-16)

On 26 September 1943 B.A.C. Hunt was found at Halskov Reef (about here). (Source: AOD)
He  was buried in Korsør on 28 September 1943. A German Army Chaplain officiated at the graveside ceremony. (Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator) Bernard Alan Cavendish Hunt, 20, was the son of Francis Cavendish Hunt
and Winifred Lilian Hunt, of Hornsey, Middlesex. His brother Peter Anthony C., also fell. (Source: CWGC)
His brother Peter was killed in action, 1944. Of your charity pray for their souls. R.I.P.

2 airmen from HAL HR666 were buried in Korsør, 1 in Frederikshavn and 1 in Norway. 1 has no known grave. 2 airmen were taken to German POW-Camps.
See Bomber Command No. 138 (Special) SquadronRAF - Handley Page Halifax * Tempsford Special Duties Squadrons.
See also No. 138 Squadron * RAF Tempsford * A History of RAF Tempsford * The Tempsford Airfield Pages Roll of Honour, Tempsford. 7 airmen.