Edward Kimpton Whitechurch  Photo: Knud Riis  Updated:  30 JAN 2019

Airman: a059001.htm Surname: Whitechurch Init: E K Rank: F/O Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 227

P_link: p417.htm Plane: LAN ME372 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d220345 Buried_d: b230645 C_link: c059.htm At_Next: Mosevrå

Den 22. marts 1945 styrtede LAN ME372 i Nordsøen i forbindelse med et bombetogt til Hamburg.
Hele besætningen omkom.

E. K. Whitechurch blev fundet ilanddrevet den 19. juni 1945 på Vejers Strand (omkring her).
Med hestevogn blev hans lig ført til strandfoged Bloch, Vejers, hvor ligsynet blev foretaget.
Den 23. juni 1945 blev han begravet i Mosevrå. (Kilde: FAF)

Flying Officer (Pilot) Edward Kimpton Whitechurch, 28 år, var søn af Edward Robert og Lucy Jane Whitechurch; gift med Myra Whitechurch, Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. (Kilde: CWGC)
6 flyvere blev meldt savnet.
7 flyvere.

On 22 March 1945 LAN ME372 crashed into the North Sea in connection with a bombing raid on Hamburg. All of the crew perished.

On 19 June 1945 E. K. Whitechurch was found drifted ashore on Vejers Strand (about here).
He was taken on a horsedrawn carriage to receiver of wrecks Bloch, Vejers for a medical inspection
of his body. On 23 June 1945 he was buried in Mosevraa Churchyard. (Source: FAF)

Flying Officer (Pilot) Edward Kimpton Whitechurch, 28, was the son of Edward Robert and
Lucy Jane Whitechurch, and the husband of Myra Whitechurch, of Mission Bay, Auckland,
New Zealand. (Source: CWGC)

6 airmen were reported Missing in Action.
See No. 227 Squadron RAF. This Lancaster -  s
ee Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Balderton.
7 airmen.