Halifax II W1274 - Ellesø Mose                                                               Updated:  05 JAN 2012

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
a113031.htm Burke M K F/Sgt RAAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113032.htm Gervais E E P/O RCAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113033.htm Kaufman J H Sgt RAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113034.htm Ott J F/Sgt RCAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113035.htm Rankin J M Sgt RCAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113036.htm Sheldon W F/Sgt RAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa
a113037.htm Webb W M P/O RCAF 405 p112.htm HAL W1274 Bomb G Ellesø Mose d240942 b260942 c113.htm Aabenraa


 Den 24. september 1942 styrtede HAL W1274 ned i Ellesø Mose nordøst for Kruså, måske omkring her.


Alle 7 besætningsmedlemmer omkom.
Flyverne blev begravet den 26. september 1942 i Aabenraa.
Pastor Carl Beuck forestod begravelsen og foretog jordpåkastelsen. (Kilde: FAF)

Se monument rejst her ved nedstyrtningsstedet  64 år senere.                   

7 flyvere. 

On 24 September 1942 HAL W1274 crashed into Ellesø Moor northeast of Kruså, maybe about here.

All 7 members of the crew perished.
The airmen were buried on 26 September, 1942 in Aabenraa.
Vicar Carl Beuck carried out the burial and officiated at the graveside. (Source: FAF)

See monument erected here at the crash site 64 years later.

See RAF - Handley Page Halifax * Bomber Command No. 405 Squadron RCAF405 Squadron - The Canadians * No. 405 Squadron of the RCAF.

This Halifax took off from RAF TopcliffeLost Bombers has this. 7 airmen.