Robert Joseph Clarke                                                                             Updated: 28 OCT 2020

Airman:
 e777206.htm Surname: Clarke Init: R J Rank: Sgt Service: RAF Sqdn: 102

P_link: p304.htm Plane: HAL HX151 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Sea E of Omø

Crash_d: d240444 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

"114 RAF bombefly foretog denne nat mineringer i Østersøen, og 4 Halifaxes og 1 Stirling gik tabt. HX151 blev skudt ned øst for Omø." (FT 88-40-26)
Omkring her. Hele besætningen omkom. HAL HX151 blev skudt ned kl. 23.42. Kilde: MACR

Sergeant Robert Joseph Clarke var fra United Kingdom.
Hans navn er på Panel 227 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

Fra HAL HX151 er 1 flyver begravet på Omø, 3 i Svinø og 3 har ingen kendt grav. 

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"114 RAF bombers that night carried out minelaying operations in the Baltic Sea, and 4 Halifaxes and 1 Stirling were lost. HX151 was shot down east of Omø."
(FT 88-40-26) About here. All of the crew perished.  HAL HX151 was shot down at 23.42 hrs. Source: MACR.

Sergeant Robert Joseph Clarke was from the United Kingdom.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 227, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

1 airman from HAL HX151  is buried on Omø, 3 are buried in Svinø and 3 have no known grave.

Halifax II HX151 took off on 23 APR 1944 from RAF Pocklington at 21.10 hrs. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)
See Pocklington History * Wikipedia: No. 102 Squadron.

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