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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52912
Last updated: 15 July 2020
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Date:15-APR-1942
Time:02:18 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk Ic
Owner/operator:150 Squadron Royal Air Force (150 Sqn RAF)
Registration: DV593
C/n / msn: JN-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kilderseveld, Kilder, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Snaith
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 21:35 hrs for an operation to Dortmund in Germany.
The aircraft was coned by searchlights of the Flak-Scheinwerfer-Regiment 1 and shot down by night fighter pilot Obergefreiter Georg Worch of the 9./NJG 1 based at Twente airfield, who was flying a Bf 110.
The pilot rests at Kilder cemetery:

Pilot: 114450 Plt Off Cedric Hall Mardon - Bergh(Kilder)Roman Catholic Churchyard Plot H. Row 9 Grave 5.
Co-Pilot: 1378514 Sgt W France PoW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan & Belaria. PoW Number 154
Observer: 1008165 Sgt R E Mellor PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 172
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner: 990751 Sgt J C B Peebles PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 175
Wireless Operator/Bomb Aimer: 930299 Sgt R Garrod PoW Luft 357 Kopernikus. PoW Number 157
Air Gunner: 1202714 Sgt R W Marr PoW

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1479&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
CWGC
RAF Prisoners of War
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
14-Apr-2017 09:02 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2017 18:51 Red Dragon Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2018 14:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
18-Apr-2020 08:40 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 08:43 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]

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