Halifax II W1016 - The North Sea                                                           Updated:  16 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a014043.htm Howard C M Sgt RAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 b150942 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777494.htm Humphreys GDL Sgt RAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e555008.htm Ironmonger E J F/Sgt RAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e555 e555.htm HOLLAND
e777496.htm Navin D J F/Sgt RCAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777495.htm Palmer G A Sgt RAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e444037.htm Porter A C F/Sgt RCAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e444 e444.htm GERMANY
e777493.htm Wilson W A Sgt RAF 78 p095.htm HAL W1016 Bomb G The North Sea d100842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN

 
Kl. 00.07 den 10. august 1942 lettede
HAL W1016 fra RAF Middleton St. George på et bombetogt mod Osnabrück (her).
Flyet styrtede i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. (Kilde: MACR)

C. M. Howard blev fundet drevet in på Strandlen 15 (her) den 10. september 1942.
Han blev begravet i Esbjerg den 15. september 1942. (Kilde: AOD og FAF)

1 flyver fra HAL W1016 blev begravet i Esbjerg, 1 i TYSKLAND og 1 i HOLLAND. 4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.

At 00.07 hrs. on 10 August 1942 HAL W1016 took off from RAF Middleton St. George on a bombing raid targeting Osnabrück (here).
It crashed in the North Sea. No survivors. (Source: MACR)

C. M. Howard was found washed ashore in Beach Area 15 (here) on 10 September 1942.
He was buried in Esbjerg on 15 September 1942. (Source: AOD and FAF)

1 airman from HAL W1016 was buried in Esbjerg, 1 in GERMANY, and 1 in HOLLAND. 4 airmen have no known grave.

Bomber Command No. 78 Squadron * No. 78 Squadron RAF * This RAF - Handley Page Halifax took off from RAF Middleton St. George.

The Wartime Memories Project - RAF Middleton St. George The Wartime Memories Project - 78 Squadron

7 airmen.