Eric B. Withell                                                                                          Updated:  16 MAR 2013

Airman: e777548.htm Surname: Withell Init: E B Rank: Sgt Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 12

P_link: p132.htm Plane: LAN W4372 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea

Crash_d: d180143 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

Kl. 16.34 den 17. januar 1943 lettede LAN W4372 fra RAF Wickenby på bombetogt mod Berlin (her).
Flyet medførte en 4.000 pund bombe og brandbomber og gik tabt sammen med 3 andre fly fra denne squadron. (Kilde: MACR) (Ingen af de 3 i www.airmen.dk)

A. Mitchell blev fundet drevet ind på Søgaard Forstrand (omkring her) den 14. maj 1943. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 18. maj 1943. (Kilde: AOD)

Pilot Officer Eric Bayly Withell, 24 år, var søn af Henry Charles Bayly Withell og Jane Withell (f. Campbell), of Ealing, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Hans navn er på Panel 198 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)
Han var Pilot på
LAN W4372. (Kilde: MACR)

1 flyver fra LAN W4372 blev begravet i Esbjerg. 6 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.
7 flyvere.

At 16.34 on 17 January 1943 LAN W4372 took off from RAF Wickenby on a bombing raid targeting Berlin (here).
It carried a 4,000 lb. bomb and incendiaries and was lost with 3 other aircraft from this squadron. (None of them on www.airmen.dk)
The plane crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

A. Mitchell was found washed ashore on Søgaard Forstrand (about here) on 14 May 1943. He was buried in Esbjerg on 18 May 1943. (Source: AOD)

Pilot Officer Eric Bayly Withell, 24, was the son of Henry Charles Bayly Withell and of Jane Withell (née Campbell), Ealing, Canterbury, New Zealand.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 198, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

He was the Pilot of LAN W4372. (Source: MACR)

1 airman from LAN W4372 was buried in Esbjerg. 6 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 12 Squadron and 12 Squadron RAF at RAF-Lincolnshire.info. This Lancaster - see Lancaster Photos - took off from RAF Wickenby.
7 airmen.