Leslie Raymond Silver   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen    Updated: 25 DEC 2018
                                                                    
Airman:
 a113020.htm Surname: Silver Init: L R Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 9

P_link: p069.htm Plane: WEL X3716 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Near Holbøl

Crash_d: d290442 Buried_d: b090542 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 1-4

 WEL X3716 styrtede ned nær Holbøl nord for Kruså den 29. april 1942 kl. 01:15 på vej til at bombe Kiel.
Alle ombord omkom. (Kilde: p069MACR)

Sergeant (Pilot) Leslie Raymond Silver, 20 år, var søn af Maurice og Sarah Silver; gift med Evelyn Ann Silver, Woodford Green, Essex, United Kingdom. (Kilde: CWGC)

De to piloter Sgt Sampson og Sgt Silver synes at være begravet meget tidligt om morgenen den 9. maj 1942
i Aabenraa.
Sgt Ayres, Sgt Harrison, Sgt Mount og Sgt Stevens blev begravet den 2. maj 1942 i Aabenraa. (Kilde: FAF)
Se fotos fra denne begravelse.

Nær nedstyrtningsstedet er der her 400 m nordvest for Holdbi Kro, Åbenråvej 24A, 6340 Kruså rejst et monument.
6 flyvere.

 On 29 April 1942 at 01:15 WEL X3716 crashed near Holbøl north of Kruså on its way to bomb Kiel.
All on board perished. (Source: p069MACR)

Sergeant (Pilot) Leslie Raymond Silver, 20, was the son of Maurice and Sarah Silver, and the husband
of Evelyn Ann Silver, of Woodford Green, Essex, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Their bodies are buried in peace: But their names liveth for evermore

It is believed that the two pilots Sgt Sampson and Sgt Silver were buried in Aabenraa very early in the
morning of 9 May 1942.
Sgt Ayres, Sgt Harrison, Sgt Mount and Sgt Stevens were buried in Aabenraa on 2 May 1942. (Source: FAF)
See photos from this burial.

monument is here 400 m northwest of Holdbi Kro, Åbenråvej 24A, DK-6340 Krusaa near the crash site.

This Vickers Armstrong Wellington, see also Vickers Wellington, was from No. 9 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia. See also IX (B) Squadron Association.
Wellington III X3716 WS-  took off from RAF Honington at 23.07 hrs on 28 APR 1942. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)  6 airmen.