George I. Ellis                                                                                           Updated: 06 MAR 2021


Airman:
 e777029.htm Surname: Ellis Init: G I Rank: F/Lt Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 149

P_link: p165.htm Plane: STI BK698 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d200443 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN


"På en mission til Lübeck natten til den 21. april 1943 forsvandt et "Stirling" fly over Nordsøen. Hele besætningen omkom.
Flyets navigatør, D. I. McNarey, inddrev som lig ved Thyborøn. Han begravedes den 15. maj 1943 af sognepræst Lund.
7 andre besætningsmedlemmer har ingen kendt grav." (FAF) Archive Report angiver målet som Rostock.

Flight Lieutenant George Ivan Ellis, 28 år, var søn af Charles Robert og Jane Ellis, Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Hans navn er på Panel 197 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på andre flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

Se Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943. Stirling

8 flyvere.

On a mission to Lübeck on the night before 21 April, 1943 a "Stirling" disappeared over the North Sea. All of the crew perished.
The body of Navigator D. I. McNarey drifted in at Thyborøn. He was buried on 15 May, 1943 by Rector Lund, the parish of Lemvig.
7 other members of the crew have no known grave. (FAF) Archive Report mentions Rostock as the target.

Flight Lieutenant George Ivan Ellis, 28, was the son of Charles Robert and Jane Ellis, of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 197, among more than 20,000 other airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)
He is remembered on The Walls of Names at the International Bomber Command Centre, Phase 2, Panel 160.

See No. 149 Squadron RAF - Wikipedia * Stettin + Rostock 20 - 21 April 1943 * Stirling * Royal Air Force Lakenheath
Stirling III BK698 OJ-O took off from  RAF Lakenheath at 22.03 hrs on 20 APR 1943. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this + Archive Report.)
8 airmen.