Christopher George Woplin             Updated: 28 OCT 2020

Airman: a096047.htm Surname: Woplin Init: C G Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 102

P_link: p304.htm Plane: HAL HX151 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Sea E of Omø

Crash_d: d240444 Buried_d: b160544 C_link: c096.htm At_Next: Svinø

"114 RAF bombefly foretog denne nat mineringer i Østersøen, og 4 Halifaxes og 1 Stirling gik tabt.
HX151 blev skudt ned øst for Omø." (FT 88-40-26) Omkring her. Hele besætningen omkom.
HAL HX151 blev skudt ned kl. 23.42. Kilde: MACR. 

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Christopher George Woplin, 21 år, var søn af
George Christopher og Sarah Woplin, South Norwood, Surrey. Hans far faldt også.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Fra HAL HX151 er 1 flyver begravet på Omø, 3 i Svinø og 3 har ingen kendt grav. 

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Minelægningsområder * Magnet-mine * Miner 1939-40 * Miner 1940 * Miner 1939-45 * Tyske troppetransportskibe * RAF luftangreb og miner7 flyvere.  

"114 RAF bombers that night carried out minelaying operations in the Baltic Sea, and 4 Halifaxes and 1 Stirling were lost. HX151 was shot down east of Omø." (FT 88-40-26) About here. All of the crew perished.
 HAL HX151 was shot down at 23.42 hrs. Source: MACR.

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Christopher George Woplin, 21, was the son of George Christopher and Sarah Woplin, of South Norwood, Surrey. His father also fell. (Source: CWGC)
"A beautiful memory, a smiling face, a loving son I can never replace"  Mother

1 airman from HAL HX151  is buried on Omø, 3 are buried in Svinø and 3 have no known grave.
Halifax II HX151 took off on 23 APR 1944 from RAF Pocklington at 21.10 hrs.( Aircrew Remembered has this.)

See Pocklington History * Wikipedia: No. 102 Squadron.

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Minelaying areas * Magnetic mine * Mines 1939-40 * Mines 1940 * Mines 1939-45 * German troop carriers * RAF air attacks and mines.
7 airmen.