George Henry Lilley   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen  Updated: 25 DEC 2019
                                                                          
Airman:
 a113131.htm Surname: Lilley Init: G H Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 433

P_link: p340.htm Plane: HAL MZ899 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: SW of Langeland

Crash_d: d170844 Buried_d: b190944 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 5-3

I forbindelse med en mineudlægningsoperation ved Kiel styrtede HAL MZ899 i Østersøen sydvest
for Langeland den 17. august 1944, måske her.
Hele besætningen omkom. 2 er begravet i Magleby
på Langeland, 1 på Bogø, 1 i Aabenraa, 1 i Tyskland og 2 har ingen kendt grav. (Kilde: FAF)

G.H. Lilley blev fundet på kysten ved Asserballeskov på Als den 17. september 1944.
Begravelsen fandt sted den 19. september 1944 i Aabenraa. (FAF og AOD)

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) George Henry Lilley, 20 år, var søn af Albert Edward og
Maude Mary Lilley, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, United Kingdom.
(Kilde: CWGC)

Denne Halifax forlod RAF Skipton On Swale kl. 2134 den 16 AUG 1944 for at lægge miner i
Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Harbour. (Kilde: MACR) Se Minelægningsområder.
Se Print af en Halifax * Maleri af Halifax III MZ924 KN-D. 7 flyvere.

In connection with a minelaying operation at Kiel
HAL MZ899 crashed into the Baltic Sea south
west of Langeland on 17 August, 1944, maybe here.
All of the crew perished. This Halifax took off on
16 AUG 1944 to lay mines in Forget-Me-Not, Kiel Harbour. (Source: p340MACR) See Minelaying areas.
2 airmen are buried in Magleby on Langeland, 1 on Bogø, 1 in Aabenraa, 1 in Germany and 2 have no known graves. (Source: FAF)

G.H. Lilley was found on the coast at Asserballeskov on Als on 17 September, 1944.
The burial took place on 19 September, 1944 in Aabenraa. (FAF and AOD)

Sergeant (Flight Engineer) George Henry Lilley, 20, was the son of Albert Edward and
Maude Mary Lilley, of Whitley Bay, Northumberland, United Kingdom. (Source: CWGC)
Like his namesake the lily tall and fair. A gallant lad. He died in the air

No. 433 (Porcupine) Squadron was formed within No. 6 Group, see No. 6 Group and the Canadian Squadrons
HalifaxHalifax-BC Museum.Canada * Halifax-RAF Museum * Halifax-The Yorkshire Air Museum * Halifax Print and Halifax - Bless 'Em All.

Halifax III MZ899 BM-D took off from RAF Skipton-on-Swale at 21.34 hrs on 16 AUG 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) p340MACR
See
Painting of Halifax III MZ924 KN-D  7 airmen.