Reginald Talbot Miller                           Updated: 22 MAR 2019

Airman: a084001.htm Surname: Miller Init: R T Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p012.htm Plane: HAM L4087 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Tannis Bugt (Bay)

Crash_d: d200740 Buried_d: b240740 C_link: c084.htm At_Next: Skagen

HAM L4087 blev under en minelægningsoperation ved Frederikshavn den 20. juli 1944 ramt af flak
og styrtede ned ved Kandestederne, omkring her.
Flyet tog vandoverfladen ca. 100 m fra kysten, tippede om på ryggen og sank på 6-8 meter vand.
2 besætningsmedlemmer omkom. Se p012MACR.

Sgt R.T. Miller og Sgt P.D. Nixon blev begravet på skagen Kirkegård den 24. og den 25. juli 1944.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Reginald Talbot Miller, 20 år, var søn af Talbot William og
Lily Miller, Winsley, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

De 2 andre besætningsmedlemmer blev snart taget til fange og tilbragte resten af krigen som krigsfanger
i Tyskland. (Kilde: FT 89-32-5) 4 flyvere.

During a minelaying operation at Frederikshavn on 20 July 1944 HAM L4087 was hit by flak and
crashed at Kandestederne, about here.
The plane ditched about 100 m off the coast, tilted to its back and sank at a depth of 6-8 m.
2 crew members perished.

Sgt R.T. Miller and Sgt P.D. Nixon were buried in Skagen Cemetery on 24 and 25 July 1944.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Reginald Talbot Miller, 20, was the son of Talbot William
and Lily Miller, of Winsley, Wiltshire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Greater love hath no man than this that he giveth his life for his friends.
See also Plante in Horsens.

The 2 other crew members were soon captured and they spent the rest of the war as POWs in Germany.
(Source: FT 89-32-5)

Hampden I L4087 KM-C took off from RAF Waddington on 19 JUL 1940.
(Source:
Aircrew Remembered has this and Archive Report.) See No. 44 Squadron RAF in Wikipedia
No. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War * RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron * See RAF Waddington now.
More about this Hampden and the crew in the Archive Report. egi also p012MACR. 4 airmen.