Douglas Frank Pegrum                                      Fotos   Photos                                              Updated: 17 APR 2018

Airman: e777058.htm Surname: Pegrum Init: D F Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 103

P_link: p313.htm Plane: LAN LL963 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Off Avernakø

Crash_d: d160544 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

 Under en mineudlægningsoperation til Kiel Bugt natten til den 16. maj 1944 blev LAN LL963 ramt af flak og styrtede i havet ved Avernakø.
Hele besætningen omkom. Se om styrtet. Se propel som monument og tak til flyverne. Se meget mere ved flyverne begravet på Avernakø og Drejø.

LAN LL963 styrtede ned her. D.F. Pegrum blev aldrig fundet.

Sergeant Douglas Frank Pegrum, United Kingdom, var søn af James Arthur Pegrum og Jessie Pegrum, Maymyo, Burma.
Hans navn er på Panel 236 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

1 flyver begravet på Avernakø, 1 på Drejø, 1 i Faaborg, 1 i Aastrup og 3 har ingen kendt grav. Se Google Map p313 Lancaster LL963.
Se
Minelægningsområder og Lancaster fotos. Se også Besøg 2016. 7 flyvere.

On its way to a mine laying operation in Kiel Bay on the night before 16 May, 1944, LAN LL963 was hit by flak and crashed into the sea at Avernakø. 
All of the crew perished. See about the crash. See propeller as monument and thanks to the airmen. See much more at the airmen buried on Avernakø and Drejø.

LAN LL963 crashed here. D.F. Pegrum was never found. See his Record of Service, part 1 and part 2, from his niece Veronica Hanson.

Sergeant Douglas Frank Pegrum, United Kingdom, was the son of James Arthur Pegrum and Jessie Pegrum, of Maymyo, Burma.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 236, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

LAN LL963 crashed here. 1 airman buried on Avernakø, 1 on Drejø, 1 in Faaborg, 1 in Aastrup and 3 have no known grave.

See Google Map p313 Lancaster LL963  and Memorial Sail with MHV 817 - 13 MAY 2017. MHV 817 Partisan
See No. 103 Squadron RAF*103 Squadron Group Photo*RAF Elsam Wolds Association*Minelaying areas*Lancaster Photos*Visit 2016.
Lancaster I LL963 PM-D took off from RAF Elsham Wolds at 22.13 hrs on 15 MAY 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 7 airmen.