A.S. Perkins                          Updated: 14 NOV 2018      See Photo and more.

Airman: a074003.htm Surname: Perkins Init: A S Rank: S/Ldr Service: RAF Sqdn: 83

P_link: p351.htm Plane: LAN PB292 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Høgsholt near Vejle

Crash_d: d270844 Buried_d: b080946 C_link: c074.htm At_Next: Randbøl

LAN PB292 eksploderede i luften og vragstykker faldt ned over et stort område nær Vejle. (Kilde: AOD)
En mindesten er nu her nær Høgsholtvej 273, 7100 Vejle, nær nedstyrtningsområdet.

5 flyvere omkom, og tyskerne gravede dem ned omkring 20 km mod vest ved Vandel Flyveplads (her).
De blev fundet i 1945, identificeret og begravet ved Randbøl Kirke. Se 4. Maj 2017 af Niels Schaiffel.
Se
hele teksten på mindesmærket. Ved denne flyver er tekstudsnittet for eget fædreland de faldt.

Squadron Leader (Navigator) A.S. Perkins, 32 år, var søn af Albert Samuel og Millicent Blanche Perkins, Wallasey, Cheshire, United Kingdom. Hæderstegn: DFC, Distinguished Flying Cross. (Kilde: CWGC)
Se Foto og mere Se hans navn blandt 47 navne i St. Clement Danes
og i Horsens.

5 flyvere fra LAN PB292 blev begravet i Randbøl. 2 flyvere blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre. Se Lancaster fotos.

 LAN PB292 exploded in the air and debris fell in a very big area near Vejle. (Source: AOD)
A memorial stone is now here near Høgsholtvej 273, 7100 Vejle, near the crash site area.
5 airmen perished, and the Germans dug them down about 20 km to the west at Vandel Airfield (here).

They were found in 1945, identified and buried at Randbøl Church. See 4. Maj 2017 by Niels Schaiffel.
See all of the text of the memorial here. At this airman the extract is They fell for their own mother country.

Squadron Leader (Navigator) A.S. Perkins, 32, was the son of Albert Samuel and Millicent Blanche Perkins, of Wallasey, Cheshire, United Kingdom. Awards: DFC, the Distinguished Flying Cross. (Source: CWGC)
See Photo and more. See his name among
47 names in St. Clement Danes and in Horsens.

5 airmen from LAN PB292 were buried in Randbøl. 2 airmen were taken to German POW-Camps.

See 5 airmen from this plane among 47 names in London and Horsens. See also Google Map HorsensEH47
No. 83 Squadron RAFLancaster Photos.
Lancaster III PB292 OL-S took off from RAF Coningsby at 20.30 hrs on 26 AUG 1944 targeting Königsberg. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this .)  7 airmen.