Stirling I R9162 - Skagerrak                                                                            Updated: 03 FEB 2017

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777341.htm Gregson N P Sgt RAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e223004.htm Oliver CWS Sgt RAAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e223 e223.htm NORWAY
e222019.htm Sims L R Sgt RAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e222 e222k.htm Kviberg, S
e777338.htm Smith G F Sgt RCAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a019023.htm Storey J H Sgt RAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 b170942 c019.htm Frederikshavn
e777340.htm Streater W H Sgt RAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777339.htm Sutton W C P/O RAF 149 p096.htm STI R9162 Minelaying The Skagerrak d110842 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 11. august 1942 styrtede
STI R9162 i Skagerrak under en minelægningsoperation (måske omkring her - Kilde: AOD). Hele besætningen omkom.
Sgt James Henry Storey blev fundet som lig på havet 4 km fra Hjardemål Klit (omkring her). Hans navn stod skrevet i den redningskrans, man fandt ham i.
Han blev begravet i Frederikshavn den 17. september 1942.
F/Sgt C. W. S. Oliver blev begravet i Larvik i Norge, mens Sgt L. R. Sims blev begravet på Kviberg Kirkegård ved Gøteborg i Sverige.
4 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. (Kilde: FAF)

 7 flyvere. 


On 11 August 1942 STI R9162 crashed in the Skagerrak on a minelaying operation (maybe about here - Source: AOD). All of the crew perished.
The body of Sgt J. H. Storey was found at sea 4 km off Hjardemål Klit (about here). He was found in a lifebuoy with his name on.
He was buried in Frederikshavn on 17 September 1942.
F/Sgt C. W. S. Oliver was buried in Larvik in Norway, while Sgt L. R. Sims was buried in Kviberg Cemetery at Gothenburg in Sweden.
4 airmen have no known grave. (Source: FAF)

See Bomber Command No. 149 Squadron * No. 149 Squadron RAF.
Stirling I R9162 OJ-Q took off from RAF Mildenhall on 11 AUG 1942 targeting Silverthorn, Kattegat. Lost at sea. (Source: MACR) See map of Minelaying areas.

7 airmen.