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Crash site of Whitley N1361-GE-F
23/05/1940

aircraft
cest raf squadron
Unit: 58 Squadron
Aircraft: Whitley
Code: N1361-GE-F
Base: Linton-on-Ouse
Mission: Bombing German communications
Crew officer: Fl/Lt McLAREN, IAN LEDOUX
Incident: Shot down by Flak

Location: (Prov. Luxembourg)

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Facts

Airborne 2300 23May40 from Linton-on-Ouse. Crashed in the Ardennes region of Belgium. Cause of loss not established. F/L McLaren is buried in Hotton War Cemetery where he is recorded as having belonged to No.78 Sqdn.
Sgt J.Buckfield was interned in Camps 8B/L3/L1. PoW No.13091. Sgt J.R.Mirfin in Camps 8B/L1/L6/357, PoW No.13102. LAC J.Spencer in Camps 8B/L6/357, PoW No.13063. AC1 H.Wilkinson in Camsps 8B/L3/L6/357, PoW No.13106. Target also reported as La Capelle.

Sources: Traces of World War 2

Sources:

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)
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