David John East       Photo: Mogens Jeppesen         Updated:  05 JAN 2012
                                                                     
Airman:
 a113008.htm Surname: East Init: D J Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 15

P_link: p067.htm Plane: STI W7514 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Near Kravlund

Crash_d: d260442 Buried_d: b020542 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 1-11

Den 26. april 1942 styrtede STI W7514 ned ved Kravlund her (overblik her) ca. 300 m øst for
Julianehåbvej 32, 6360 Tinglev på et bombetogt mod Rostock.
Flyets radiotelegrafist, Sgt. East, var blevet dræbt i luften inden nedstyrtningen.

Et
andet besætningsmedlem, Sgt. Surridge, blev hårdt såret ført fra en gårdejer i Pebersmark til Tønder Sygehus, hvor han døde den 28. april 1942. Begge flyvere blev begravet i Aabenraa den 2. maj 1942.
(Kilde: FAF)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) David John East, 25 år, var søn af David John og Harriet East, Minsterworth, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

2 flyvere fra STI W7514 blev begravet i Aabenraa. 6 blev krigsfanger. 8 flyvere. 

On 26 April 1942 STI W7514 crashed at Kravlund here (overview here) about 300 m east of
Julianehåbvej 32, 6360 Tinglev on a bombing raid on Rostock.

(which is here) about 5 km south west of Tinglev on
a bombing raid on Rostock. Wireless Operator, Sgt East had been killed in the air before the crash.

Another crew member, Sgt Surridge, was taken, severely wounded, from a farmer's in Pebersmark to
Tønder Hospital, where he died on 28 April 1942. Both airmen were buried in Aabenraa on 2 May 1942.
(Source: FAF)

Sergeant (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) David John East, 25, was the son of David John and
Harriet East, of Minsterworth, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)

In sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life

2 airmen from STI W7514 were buried in Aabenraa. 6 were captured. 
See Bomber Command No. 15 Squadron and XV (R) Squadron. This Stirling took off from RAF Wyton.
Lost Bombers has this. 8 airmen.