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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53496
Last updated: 14 May 2020
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Date:16-NOV-1940
Time:02:05 LT
Type:Vickers Wellington Mk IC
Owner/operator:115 Squadron Royal Air Force (115 Sqn RAF)
Registration: P9286
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groetpolder, Winkel, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Marham Norfolk (KNF/EGYM)
Destination airport:Hamburg
Narrative:
"KO-K" of 115 Sqn RAF. Took off from RAF Marham, on 16-11-40 departed from RAF Marham and shot at 2:05 pm (on 17-11-40) by Kommandof˙hrer Oblt. Lippe of NJG 1, Luftwaffe. The Wellington came down in the Groetpolder at Winkel, Netherlands, on the way back from the raid on Hamburg. All six crew KIA:

Sergeant Frederick Albert Core, 741 719, 23 years
Thomas Sergeant Walter Gostick, 903 566, 23 years old
Sergeant Donald Ewart Larkman, 742991
Sergeant Malcolm Brian Mott, 937153
Sergeant Robert Rodger, 632 049, 22 years old
Sergeant John Carse Walton, 748 446.

All six were interred in a common grave at Winkel Protestant Churchyard, Winkel, Netherlands

Sources:

1. http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1940%20sec_tcm5-7281.pdf
2. http://www.backtonormandy.org/the-history/air-force-operations/airplanes-allies-and-axis-lost/wellington/P92861940-11-17.html
3. http://nl.tracesofwar.com/artikel/2384/Oorlogsgraven-van-het-Gemenebest-Winkel.htm
4. https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=18920162


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-May-2014 19:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2015 10:18 Anon. Updated [Location]
13-Nov-2015 07:22 K. Visser Updated [Destination airport]
28-May-2016 18:01 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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