Victor Roberton Paterson Photo: Mogens Jeppesen Updated: 05 JAN 2012
                                                                              
Airman:
 a113029.htm Surname: Paterson Init: V R Rank: S/Ldr Service: RAF Sqdn: 101

P_link: p110.htm Plane: WEL X3815 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Spandet Hede

Crash_d: d210942 Buried_d: b081042 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 1-2

Den 21. september 1942 styrtede WEL X3815 ned i Spandet mose her, overblik her
(Kilde: Jesper Olesen) 1 km nord for Nørrehedevej 27, 6780 Skærbæk. "Angrebet af en natjager
i 4.000 fods højde, før flyet nåede målområdet."

R. E. N. Butcher, V. R. Paterson og E. J. Rowe blev dræbt ved styrtet. De blev begravet i Aabenraa.
C. H. Mitchell og G. L. Otter sprang ud med faldskærm inden styrtet.

Squadron Leader (Pilot) Victor Roberton Paterson, 26 år, var søn af Victor Roberton Paterson og
Eileen Winnifred Roberton Paterson; gift med Jane Roberton Paterson, Galashiels. Selkirkshire,
United Kingdom. Hæderstegn: DFC, Distinguished Flying Cross.
(Kilde: CWGC)

3 flyvere fra
WEL X3815 blev begravet i Aabenraa. 2 flyvere blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre. 5 flyvere.

On 21 September 1942 WEL X3815 crashed into the Spandet moor here, overview here
(Source: Jesper Olesen) 1 km north of Nørrehedevej 27, 6780 Skærbæk. "
Attacked by a night-fighter
at 4,000 feet, before reaching the target area." (Lost Bombers)

R. E. N. Butcher, V. R. Paterson and E. J. Rowe were killed in the crash.
They were buried in  Aabenraa. C. H. Mitchell and G. L. Otter bailed out before the crash.

Squadron Leader (Pilot) Victor Roberton Paterson, 26, was the son of Victor Roberton Paterson
and Eileen Winnifred Roberton Paterson, and the husband of Jane Roberton Paterson, of Galashiels. Selkirkshire, United Kingdom. Awards: DFC, the Distinguished Flying Cross. (Source: CWGC)

3 airmen from WEL X3815  were buried in Aabenraa. 2 airmen were taken to German POW-Camps.
See Bomber Command No. 101 Squadron and 101 Squadron Association.
This Wellington took off from RAF Stradishall. Lost Bombers has this. 5 airmen.