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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52734
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:No. 405 'Vancouver' Squadron RCAF
Registration: W7714
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Deersum and Sybrandaburen 13 km ssw of Leeuwarden -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Pocklington, Yorkshire, UK
Destination airport:Bremen
Shot down by night fighter pilot Maj. Helm of the II/NJG 2, flying a Bf 110 or Do 215 B-5 from Leeuwarden airfield.

Operation: a bombing raid on Bremen, Germany.
Call Sign: LQ-K
Takeoff time: 23:06
F/Sgt Philp is buried in Dearsum Protestant churchyard.
The rest of the crew have no known grave.
Pilot W/O II L. Sidney R/58531 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 102
Flight engineer Sgt. C.S. Walsh R/54847 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 107
Navigator Sgt. E.K. Brennan R/74994 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 102
Bomb aimer Sgt. G.A. White 1063335 RAF Runnymede Memorial 96
Wo ag F/Sgt. R.A.A. Gorieu R/62217 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 104
Air gunner F/Sgt. C.P. Philp 972384 RAF Deersum 17 1
Air gunner Sgt. T.G. Gunn 912780 RAF Runnymede Memorial 84
A memorial at the crash site was erected to commemorate the deceased.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-May-2014 10:04 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2017 12:11 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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