Wellington III BJ670 - The North Sea                                                      Updated:  04 APR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888590.htm Clerides G Sgt RAF 115 p092.htm WEL BJ670 Bomb G The North Sea d270742 o888 o888.htm POW
o888588.htm Fereday B B Sgt RAF 115 p092.htm WEL BJ670 Bomb G The North Sea d270742 o888 o888.htm POW
o888589.htm Lindley G H Sgt RAF 115 p092.htm WEL BJ670 Bomb G The North Sea d270742 o888 o888.htm POW
a014042.htm Shoesmith K H Sgt RAAF 115 p092.htm WEL BJ670 Bomb G The North Sea d270742 b220842 c014.htm Esbjerg
e555007.htm Skelley F Sgt RAF 115 p092.htm WEL BJ670 Bomb G The North Sea d270742 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND


Den 27. juli 1942 lettede
WEL BJ670 fra RAF Marham på et bombetogt mod Hamburg (her).
I alt mistede denne squadron 4 fly den nat. 2 rapporteret gået i havet. Dette fly styrtede ned i Nordsøen.
3 overlevende samlet op af tyskerne. Efterfølgende blev de krigsfanger. (Kilde: MACR) De blev ført til Tyske krigsfangelejre

K. H. Shoesmith blev fundet i Ho Bugt (her) den 21. august 1942. Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 22. august 1942. (Kilde: FAF)


1 flyver fra WEL BJ670 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i HOLLAND. 3 flyvere blev krigsfanger.

5 flyvere.

On 27 July 1942 WEL BJ670 took off from RAF Marham on a bombing raid targeting Hamburg (here).
In all, 4 aircraft lost by squadron that night. 2 reported down in sea. This plane crashed in the North Sea.
3 survivors picked up by the Germans. POWs subsequently. (Source: MACR) They were taken to
German POW-Camps.

K. H. Shoesmith was found in the bay Ho Bugt (here) on 21 August 1942. He was buried in Esbjerg on 22 August 1942. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from WEL BJ670 was buried in Esbjerg, and 1 in HOLLAND. 3 airmen became POWs.

See Bomber Command No. 115 Squadron. This Wellington took off from RAF Marham.

5 airmen.