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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202957
Last updated: 20 February 2021
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Date:28-APR-1942
Time:00:30
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:102 (Ceylon) Squadron Royal Air Force (102 (Ceylon) Sqn RAF)
Registration: W7653
C/n / msn: DY-A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hamois en Condroz (Namur) -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Dalton
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Claimed by Reinhard Oblt Eckardt 7./NJG3 - Hamois 6km NNE Ciney at 00:30. Aircraft crashed near Hamois en Condroz (Namur) 6km NNE of Ciney Belgium.
Crew
Pilot:1250644 Sgt Lawrence William Carr Evaded. He was able to evade capture thanks to the Comete Line and crossed into Spain on 13th May 1942. MiD January 1943.
R/2138 Flt Sgt J W Raiston RCAF PoW Camps 8B / 344 / L3. PoW Number 24999
568717 Sgt Thomas Kenneth Robinson - Heverlee War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. C. 7-9.
923287 Sgt Ronald Barry Shoebridge (Escaped & Captured May 1942) PoW Camps 8B / 344. PoW Number 24992
984752 Sgt James Garroway - Heverlee War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. C. 7-9.
1102285 Sgt I Edwards - Heverlee War Cemetery Coll. grave 3. C. 7-9.
920228 Sgt G H Lee PoW Camps L3/L1. PoW Number 247


Sources:

CWGC
RAF Prisoners of War
https://halifaxjd371kno.com/index.php/hamois-halifax-w-7653-dy-a-102-squadron-raf/
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://carentanlibertygroup.forumgratuit.org/t2929-raf-halifax-plane-shot-down-in-hamois-belgium-1942-commemoration-21-oct-2017-15h30&prev=search
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.cometeline.org/ficheC105.html&prev=search
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://www.evasioncomete.org/fshoebrrb.html&prev=search
http://www.evasioncomete.org/fcarrlw.html
http://www.evasioncomete.org/fshoebrrb.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2017 16:24 Red Dragon Added
14-Oct-2018 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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