Stirling III EH955 - Near Jenning                 Gram 23 April 2014 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5                          Updated: 19 FEB 2020

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
o888461.htm Hill D J Sgt RNZAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 o888 o888.htm POW
o888463.htm Irwin G J F/Sgt RNZAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 o888 o888.htm POW
a025001.htm Kahler H C Sgt RAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 b250444 c025.htm Gram
o888462.htm McFarland JEL Sgt RAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 o888 o888.htm POW
a025002.htm Mulligan J Sgt RCAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 b250444 c025.htm Gram
a025003.htm Murray H J F/O RNZAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 b250444 c025.htm Gram
a025004.htm Woollam P Sgt RAF 75 p300.htm STI EH955 Minelaying Near Jenning d190444 b210444 c025.htm Gram


  Se monument på Gram Kirkegård rejst
her og kirken på nettet. Styrtet var her, oversigt her. (Kilde: Nicolai Holm Krab - se hans beretning)
"I forbindelse med en mineudlægningsoperation natten til den 19. april 1944 blev en Stirling ramt af en tysk natjager.
Flyet nedstyrtede ved Jenning syd for Gram. Sgt Woollam blev fundet dræbt straks om morgenen den 19. april 1944. Han blev begravet den 21. april.
De 3 øvrige omkomne blev fundet i flyets vrag. Begravelsen fandt sted den 25. april 1944 kl. 04.30.
Resten af besætningen, 3 mand, blev taget til fange." (FAF)

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Sgt D.J.Hill blev sendt til lejrene L6/357, PoW No.3550. Sgt G.J.Irwin kom på hospital på grund af kvæstelser. Intet krigsfangenummer.
Sgt J.E.L.McFarland kom til lejr L3, PoW No.4193.
" (Lost Bombers)

4 flyvere fra STI EH955 blev begravet i Gram. 3 blev krigsfanger.
De blev sendt til Tyske krigsfangelejre. Minelægningsområder. Google Map planesRNZAF 7 flyvere.

See Monument to the airmen erected here and the church on the internet. The air crash was 
here, overview here. (Source: Nicolai Holm Krab - see his account)
"On the night before 19 April 1944 a Stirling was hit by a German night fighter in connection with a minelaying operation.
The plane crashed near Jenning south of Gram.
Sgt Woollam was found killed in the morning of 19 April 1944. He was buried on 21 April.
The 3 other deceased airmen were found in the wreck of the plane. The burial took place on 25 April 1944 at 04:30.
The rest of the crew, 3 airmen, were captured." (FAF)

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Sgt D.J.Hill was interned in Camps L6 / 357, PoW No.3550. Sgt G.J.Irwin was confined in Hospital due injuries. No PoW No.
Sgt J.E.L.McFarland in Camp L3, PoW No.4193.
" (Lost Bombers)

4 airmen from STI EH955 were buried in Gram. 3 were captured. They were taken to German POW-Camps. See also Minelaying areas.
See No. 75 Squadron RNZAF - Wikipedia * 75 Squadron Association NZ + UK * Google Map planesRNZAF
Stirling III EH955 AA-K took off from RAF Mepal at 20.41 hrs on 18 APR 1944. (Source: Aircrew Remembered has this.)  See also p300MACR.
75(nz)squadron has more, also 75(NZ) Squadron RAF Records from April 1944, find entry of 18.4.1944 and see that this plane with Captain Murray failed to return.

7 airmen.