B 24GRVI EV947 - Skagerrak                                                                   Updated:  10 JAN 2012

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777104.htm Desilets A A F/O RCAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777103.htm Echlin A G F/O RCAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777107.htm Fitch R Sgt RAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777102.htm Forsyth A F/O RCAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e666007.htm Hilton N P/O RAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 b111111 e666.htm U.K.
e777105.htm McRobb C F/Sgt RAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
a084003.htm Mollard L B F/O RCAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 b070944 c084.htm Skagen
e777106.htm Preston W W F/O RAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777101.htm Taylor J E F/O RCAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN
e777108.htm Thynne B W F/O RAF 206 p332.htm B24 EV947 Anti ship Skagerrak d150744 e777 e777.htm NO KNOWN


B24 EV947 forsvandt den 15. juli 1944 under anti shipping patrulje over Nordsøen og Skagerrak. Flyet formodes nødlandet i Skagerrak.

Liget af F/O L.B. Mollard blev fundet ved Højen (omkring her) den 4. september, og den 7. september blev han begravet på Skagen Kirkegård af pastor H.P. Waage Beck.
Et andet besætningsmedlem, P/O Hilton, blev fundet i en gummibåd på havet, og han er begravet i England.
Fra B24 EV947 har 8 flyvere ingen kendt grav. (Kilder: FT 89-72-37 og FAF)

10 flyvere.

On 15 July 1944 B24 EV947 disappeared on an anti shipping patrol over the North Sea and the Skagerrak, presumably ditched in the Skagerrak.

The body of F/O L.B. Mollard was found at Højen (about here) on 4 September, and he was buried in Skagen Cemetery on 7 September by vicar H.P. Waage Beck.
Another crew member, P/O Hilton, was found in a dinghy at sea, and he is buried in England.
8 airmen from B24 EV947 have no known grave. (Sources: FT 89-72-37 and FAF)

See Coastal Command. This B-24 Liberator took off from RAF Leuchars. See also RAF Leuchars - RAF Station homepage.
10 airmen.