Vernon Lindsay Miles   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen    Updated:  05 JAN 2012
                                                                     
Airman:
 a113088.htm Surname: Miles Init: V L Rank: F/O Service: RCAF Sqdn: 10

P_link: p257.htm Plane: HAL JD273 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Near Kliplev

Crash_d: d290144 Buried_d: b030544 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 5-21

Den 29. januar 1944 styrtede HAL JD273 ned ved Kliplev (som er her). Hele besætningen omkom.

Mayes, O'Connor, Saxty, Twigge og Watters blev begravet i Aabenraa den 2. februar 1944.
Da man var klar over, at der måtte være flere dræbte besætningsmedlemmer, fortsatte CBU folk udgravningsarbejdet i foråret og sommeren.
Den 30. april 1944 blev liget af F/O Miles fundet. Han blev begravet den 3. maj 1944.
F/Sgt Dudley blev fundet sidst i august og begravet den 1. september 1944 i Aabenraa. (Kilde: FAF)

Flying Officer (Navigator) Vernon Lindsay Miles, 24 år, var søn af Ray Clement Miles og
Bertha May Miles, Bentley, Alberta, Canada.
(Kilde: CWGC)
7 flyvere.

On 29 January 1944 HAL JD273 crashed at Kliplev (which is here). All of the crew perished.

Mayes, O'Connor, Saxty, Twigge and Watters were buried in Aabenraa on 2 February 1944.
Knowing that there had to be more killed crew members the excavation work continued in the spring
and summer of 1944.
On 30 April 1944 the body of F/O Miles was found. He was buried on 3 May 1944.
F/Sgt Dudley was found in late August and buried in Aabenraa on 1 September 1944. (Source: FAF)

Flying Officer (Navigator) Vernon Lindsay Miles, 24, was the son of Ray Clement Miles and
Bertha May Miles, of Bentley, Alberta, Canada. (Source: CWGC)        We shall live again

See RAF - Handley Page Halifax * Bomber Command No. 10 SquadronRAF 10 Squadron Association.
This Halifax took off from RAF Melbourne. Lost Bombers has this. 7 airmen.