ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52734
Last updated: 23 August 2014
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Date:30-JUN-1942
Time:02:14 a.m.
Type:Handley Page Halifax II
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force (RAF)
Registration: W7714
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spears, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pocklington, Yorkshire, UK
Destination airport:Pocklington, Yorkshire, UK
Narrative:
Shot down by German Luftwaffe during a bombing raid on Bremen, Germany.
The entire crew perished in the crash.
F/Sgt Philp is buried in Dearsum Protestant churchyard.
The rest of the crew have no known grave.
F/Sgt L. SIDNEY RCAF +
Sgt C.W. WALSH RCAF +
Sgt E.K. BRENNAN RCAF +
Sgt G.A. WHITE +
F/Sgt R.A.A. GORIEU RCAF +
Sgt T.G. GUNN +
F/Sgt C.P. PHILP +
R.I.P.
A memorial at the crash site was erected to commemorate the deceased.


Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1942%20sec_tcm5-7283.pdf
http://en.tracesofwar.com/article/11958/Memorial-for-the-Crew-of-Halifax-II-W7714.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]
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