Gordon S. Cunningham                                                                          Updated:  21 SEP 2011

Airman: e777098.htm Surname: Cunningham Init: G S Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 199

P_link: p246.htm Plane: STI EF154 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Near Hirsholmene

Crash_d: d011243 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

STI EF154 skulle kaste miner ved indsejlingen til havnen i Frederikshavn den 1. december 1943. Flyet blev ramt af flak og styrtede ned i
målområdet mellem Frederikshavn og øerne Hirsholmene omkring her.
Kort efter nedstyrtningen blev ligene af 3 besætningsmedlemmer bjærget, og de blev begravet på Frederikshavn Kirkegård den 8. december 1943.

Flight Sergeant Gordon Strachan Cunningham var fra United Kingdom.
Hans navn er på Panel 136 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

4 besætningsmedlemmer har ingen kendt grav. (Kilde: FT 89-70-30)

7 flyvere. 

STI EF154 was to drop mines at the entrance to the harbour of Frederikshavn on 1 December 1943. The plane was hit by flak and crashed
in the drop zone between Frederikshavn and the islands Hirsholmene about here.
The bodies of 3 crew members were recovered shortly after the crash, and they were buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery on 8 December 1943.

Flight Sergeant Gordon Strachan Cunningham was from the United Kingdom.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 136, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)


4 crew members have no known grave. (Source: FT 89-70-30)

See Bomber Command No. 199 Squadron. This Stirling took off from RAF Lakenheath. See also the Stirling Aircraft Society. Lost Bombers has this.

7 airmen.