Harold H. Bruhns                                                                                     Updated:  30 NOV 2016

Airman: e777677.htm Surname: Bruhns Init: H H Rank: F/Sgt Service: RNZAF Sqdn: 75

P_link: p272.htm Plane: STI EH948 Operation: Minelaying Crash_site: Kiel Bay/Baltic Sea

Crash_d: d240244 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

Den 24. februar 1944 styrtede STI EH948 i Kiel Bugt/Østersøen måske omkring her i forbindelse med en minelægningsoperation, se Minelægningsområder.

Kun A. H. Sawtell blev fundet skyllet i land. Han blev begravet i Aabenraa den 5. juli 1944.

H. H. Bruhns, L. L. Butler, R. E. Hall, J. W. Harry, W. J. Summers og E. A. Wilkes blev meldt savnet. (Kilde: FAF)

Pilot Officer Harold Henry Bruhns, 22 år, var søn af John Henry Bruhns og Elsie Bruhns, Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand.
Hans navn er på Panel 263 på the Runnymede Memorial blandt mere end 20.000 navne på flyvere, der ikke har en kendt grav. (Kilde: CWGC)

7 flyvere.

On 24 February 1944 STI EH948 crashed in the Kiel Bay / the Baltic Sea maybe about here in connection with a minelaying operation, see Minelaying areas.

Only A. H. Sawtell was found washed ashore. He was buried in Aabenraa on 5 July 1944.

H. H. Bruhns, L. L. Butler, R. E. Hall, J. W. Harry, W. J. Summers and E. A. Wilkes were reported Missing in Action. (Source: FAF)

Pilot Officer Harold Henry Bruhns, 22, was the son of John Henry Bruhns, and of Elsie Bruhns, of Mosgiel, Otago, New Zealand.
He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Panel 263, among more than 20,000 airmen who have no known grave. (Source: CWGC)

See Bomber Command No. 75 Squadron and No. 75 Squadron RNZAF. 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK.

Stirling III EH948 AA-Q took off from RAF Mepal at 18.10 hrs on 24 FEB 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.) 

75(nz)squadron has more, also 75(NZ) Squadron RAF Records from February 1944, find entry of 24.2.1944 with details of the last flight of this plane and crew.

7 airmen.