Halifax V LK648 - The North Sea                                                           Updated:  17 MAR 2013

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777643.htm de Sieyes J G Sgt RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a014177.htm Hallas J W F/Sgt RAAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 b121043 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777645.htm Jones B S F/O RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777642.htm Lord F C F/Lt RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777641.htm O'Hara B M P/O RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e223005.htm Sinclair D J P/O RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e223 e223.htm NORWAY
a014178.htm Wallace R N F/Sgt RCAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 b121043 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777644.htm Walter S A Sgt RAF 434 p225.htm HAL LK648 Bomb G The North Sea d280943 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 27. september 1943 kl. 19.21 lettede
HAL LK648 fra RAF Tholthorpe i Yorkshire på bombetogt mod Hanover (her).

"Fly styrtet i Nordsøen. Ingen overlevende. Gummibåd med ligene af F/Lt Hallas og F/Lt Wallace samlet op 9. oktober 1943 på position 7 sømil ØNØ for Slugen N af fiskekutter E. 425 "Chr. Muff" og taget til Esbjerg samme dag. Skipper på E. 425: Christen Enevoldsen." (MACR)

2 flyvere fra HAL LK648 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 i Norge. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 8 flyvere.

On 27 September 1943 at 19.21 hrs HAL LK648 took off from  RAF Tholthorpe in Yorkshire on a bombing raid targeting Hanover (here).

"Aircraft crashed in North Sea. No survivors. Dinghy containing the bodies of F/Lts Hallas and Wallace picked up on October 9 1943 in position 7 Nautical miles ENE of Slugen N by fishing vessel E. 425 "Chr. Muff" and carried to Esbjerg same day. Skipper of E. 425: Christen Enevoldsen." (MACR)

See Bomber Command No. 434 (Bluenose) Squadron RCAF and No. 434 Squadron RCAF in Wikipedia. RAF - Handley Page Halifax.
434 Squadron of the Canadian Wings. Also RCAF 434 Squadron 1943-1945 and The Wartime Memories Project - No. 434 Squadron.
See Anatomy of a Halifax. This Halifax took off from RAF Tholthorpe.

2 airmen from HAL LK648 were buried in Esbjerg and 1 in NORWAY. 5 airmen have no known grave. 8  airmen.