Kenneth William Stevens   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen  Updated: 25 DEC 2018
                                                                       
Airman:
 a113021.htm Surname: Stevens Init: K W 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: b020542 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 1-8

 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 (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Kenneth William Stevens, 21 år, var søn af Ernest William og Edith Annie Stevens, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom; gift med Irene Alice Stevens. (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 (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Kenneth William Stevens, 21, was the son of Ernest William
and Edith Annie Stevens, of Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, and the husband of
Irene Alice Stevens. (Source: CWGC)
Amidst kind friends our loved one rests in peace   Mother and sister

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. (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.