Halifax II JP202 - The North Sea off Nymindegab                          Updated: 07 JAN 2016

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777703.htm Dwyer R O Wt/O RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777701.htm Gares E J WT/O RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777700.htm Hickson FJN F/Sgt RAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777699.htm Lewis-Watts D L F/O RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a062002.htm Petrina M J F/Sgt RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 b220844 c062.htm Nysogn
a014230.htm Quinn J D P/O RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 b310844 c014.htm Esbjerg
e777702.htm Weeks DFC Sgt RCAF 419 p299.htm HAL JP202 Minelaying Sea off Nymindegab d190444 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


Den 19. april 1944 styrtede HAL JP202 i Nordsøen under en minelægningsoperation til Fakse Bugt (omkring her -
se Minelægningsområder.)
Hele besætningen omkom. Nedstyrtningen var "ved Nymindegab" (måske omkring her, overblik her). (Kilde: Aircrew Remembered)

"Flyets maskinist M. J. Petrina ilanddrev den 22. august 1944 ved det tyske støttepunkt Kryle, Houvig (her, tæt på her). Samme aften kl. ca. 22 begravedes flyveren (på Nysogn Kirkegård) af værnemagten uden gejstlig medvirken men i overværelse af 2 danske politifolk. Det var overbetjentene K. P. Kristensen og L. V. Knudsen, begge Ringkøbing.

Flyets pilot, J. D. Quinn ilanddrev ved Henne Strand (omkring her) og blev begravet den 31. august 1944." (FAF)

1 flyver fra HAL JP202 blev begravet i Esbjerg og 1 på Nysogn Kirkegård. 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav. 7 flyvere.

On 19 April 1944 HAL JP202 crashed into the North Sea on a minelaying operation to Fakse Bugt (about here - see Minelaying areas.)
All of the crew perished. The air crash was "at Nymindegab" (maybe about here, overview here). (Source: Aircrew Remembered)

On 22 August 1944 Flight Engineer M. J. Petrina was washed ashore near the German strongpoint Kryle, Houvig (here, at closer range here). At about 22:00 hours in the same evening he was buried in Nysogn Churchyard by the German Wehrmacht without ecclesiastical assistance but attended by 2 Danish policemen - Police Sergeant K. P. Kristensen and Police Sergeant L. V. Knudsen, both of them from Ringkøbing.

Pilot J. D. Quinn was washed ashore on Henne Strand
(about here). On 31 August 1944 he was buried in Esbjerg. (Source: FAF)

1 airman from
HAL JP202 was buried in Esbjerg and 1 in Nysogn Churchyard. 5 airmen have no known grave.

419 Squadron RCAF 1941 to 1945 has Crew of Halifax JP202. Aircrew Remembered has this.
See Bomber Command No. 419 Squadron RCAF * No. 419 Squadron of Canadian Wings.
The Wartime Memories Project - 419 Squadron. * This Halifax took off from RAF Middleton St. George.  7 airmen.