James Alexander Ramsay                Updated: 17 MAY 2021

Airman: a096036.htm Surname: Ramsay Init: J A Rank: Wt/O Service: RCAF Sqdn: 75

P_link: p173.htm Plane: STI BF467 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Langelandsbælt

Crash_d: d290443 Buried_d: b140543 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

Den tyske marines flakbatteri MAA 508 ved Kappel (omkring her) rapporterede et nedskudt fly,
der styrtede i havet omkring her. Hele besætningen omkom. (FT 86-89-11) Se også p173MACR.

Alle besætningsmedlemmerne blev fundet i løbet af 4 uger, enten i Østersøen eller drevet i land på
den sydvestlige del af Lolland, og de blev alle begravet på Svinø Kirkegård som angivet. (Kilde: FAF).

Warrant Officer Class II (Navigator) James Alexander Ramsay, 26 år, var søn af Allan og
Mary Ethel Ramsay, Orillia, Ontario, Canad
a. (Kilde: CWGC)
7 flyvere.

The flak battery at Kappel (about here) MAA 508 belonging to the German Navy reported that a
plane had been shot down. It crashed into the sea about here. All of the crew  perished. (FT 86-89-11)
See also p173MACR.

All crew members were found within 4 weeks, either in the Baltic Sea or drifted ashore on the
southwestern part of Lolland, and they were all buried in Svinø Churchyard as indicated. (Source: FAF)

Warrant Officer Class II (Navigator) James Alexander Ramsay, 26, was the son of Allan and
Mary Ethel Ramsay, of Orillia, Ontario, Canad
a. (Source: CWGC)
I will fear no evil for thou are with me. Thy rod and staff they comfort me. Psalm XXIII.4
His name is engraved on the Memorial Wall at the BC Museum of Canada.
The Canadian Virtual War Memorial has this.
is remembered on The Walls of Names at the International Bomber Command Centre, P 2, P 229.

See No. 75 Squadron RNZAF. 75(nz)squadron has more, also 75(NZ) Squadron RAF Records find Pilot
Desmond Lewis Thompson in the Alphabetical index, scroll down to the entry of 28/041943 - Mining in
the Kiel Bay, and see that this plane with Captain Thompson failed to return. 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK.
Stirling III BF467 AA-W took off from RAF Newmarket at 20.38 hrs on 28 APR 1943.
(Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) Google Map planesRNZAF 7 airmen.