Stirling III BF522 - The North Sea south east of Sylt                          Updated:  17 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777635.htm Cassidy J F/Sgt RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777634.htm De'Ath L J F/O RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777633.htm Lowe E R Sgt RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777632.htm Martin W P/O RCAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a050036.htm McArthur G A Sgt RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 b280943 c050.htm Lemvig
a014166.htm Robson K Sgt RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 b041043 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777636.htm Taylor H Sgt RAF 218 p212.htm STI BF522 Bomb G North Sea SE of Sylt d240843 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 24. august 1943 antages
STI BF522 at være styrtet ned i Nordsøen på tilbagevejen fra et bombetogt til Berlin (her).
SOS sendt kl. 03.34 den 24. august 1943. (Kilde: MACR)

Sgt McArthur blev den 24. september 1943 fundet inddrevet i strandlen 35 (her).
Han blev begravet i Lemvig som ukendt af sognepræsten den 28. september 1943.
Hans nr. - 638671 - er indført i kirkebogen. (FAF)

Sgt Robson blev begravet i Esbjerg den 4. oktober 1943. (FAF)

1 flyver fra STI BF522 blev begravet i Lemvig og 1 i Esbjerg. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.

On 24 August 1943 STI BF522 was believed crashed in the North Sea on the return flight from a bombing raid on Berlin (here).
SOS sent at 03.34 hrs. on 24 August 1943. (Source: MACR)

On 24 September 1943 Sgt McArthur was found washed ashore in Beach Area 35 (here).
He was buried in Lemvig as unknown by the Vicar on 28 September 1943.
His service number - 638671 - was written in the church register. (Source: FAF)

Sgt Robson was buried in Esbjerg on 4 October 1943. (FAF)

1 airman from STI BF522 was buried in Lemvig and 1 in Esbjerg. 5 airmen have no known grave.

See Bomber Command No. 218 Squadron and 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association. This Stirling took off from RAF Downham Market. 7 airmen.