Milton James Paige    Photo: Mogens Jeppesen   Updated:  04 JAN 2012
                                                                           
Airman:
 a113051.htm Surname: Paige Init: M J Rank: F/Sgt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 44

P_link: p129.htm Plane: LAN W4277 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Søst Skov (Forest)

Crash_d: d080143 Buried_d: b160343 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 2-3

 Den 8. januar 1943 styrtede LAN W4277 ned i Søst Skov her ca. 4 km vest for Aabenraa.
Se monument på nedstyrtningsstedet. Hele besætningen omkom. De 7 flyvere blev begravet i Aabenraa.       

Pilot, F/Sgt M. J. Paige synes at være fundet i vandet ved Middelfart, måske omkring her.
Han blev begravet den 16. marts 1943.  (Kilde: FAF)      

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) Milton James Paige, 25 år, var søn af Lyman Willard Paige og Ella May Paige, Lennoxville, Provinsen Quebec, Canada. A.M.I.E.T.
(Kilde: CWGC)          

Den 8. januar 1943 kl. 17.36 startede denne Lancaster fra RAF Waddington  på en mineudlægnings-
operation til Daffodil-området omkring her i Øresund.
Det blev angrebet af en tysk natjager og styrtede ned kl. 19.40. (Kilde: AOD)
Se Minelægningsområder.
7 flyvere.

On 8 January 1943 LAN W4277 crashed in the Søst Skov (Forest) here about 4 km west of Aabenraa.
See monument at the crash site.
All of the crew perished. The 7 airmen were buried in Aabenraa.

Pilot, F/Sgt M. J. Paige appears to have been found at sea at Middelfart, maybe about here.
He was buried on 16 March 1943. (Source: FAF)

Flight Sergeant (Pilot) Milton James Paige, 25, was the son of Lyman Willard Paige and Ella May Paige,
of Lennoxville, Province of Quebec, Canada. A.M.I.E.T. (Source: CWGC)
In the morning and at the setting of the sun we will remember them

On 8 January 1943 at 17.36 hours LAN W4277 took off from RAF Waddington on a minelaying operation
to the Daffodil-area about
here in the Sound. It was attacked by a German night fighter and crashed
at 19.40 hours. (Source: AOD)

See Bomber Command No. 44 SquadronNo. 44 Squadron (RAF): Second World War.
44 Squadron Casualties * No. 44 Squadron RAF at Wikipedia. RAF Waddington now.
RAF-Lincolnshire.info: 44 Squadron. This Lancaster took off from RAF Waddington. Lancaster Photos.
Lost Bombers has this. 7 airmen.