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The Airmen fallen in action in WW2 in Province of Province of West-Vlaanderen
Crew of Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942

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Last update: 31/01/22


Elegy to
the Heroes of Silence


* To the 156 Squadron *
* To the crash of X3697-GT *
* To the Memorial erected in remembrance *
* Cemetery where rest the crew *

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crew
DIGBY, ALEXANDER CHARLES FREDERICK

Sergeant, 1181845, 156 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave 2., VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
crew
EAST, OLIVER RAYMOND

Sergeant, 1180424, 156 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Joint grave 4, VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
crew
GRIFFITH, ALLAN GEORGE

Pilot Officer, J/15231, 156 sqd
Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian
Buried: Grave 6., VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
crew
STEVENS, ERIC GEORGE ANDREW

Sergeant, 1377475, 156 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave 5., VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
crew
RANDALL, GRAHAM DONALD

Sergeant, 1170645, 156 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Grave 3., VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
crew
WILLINGHAM, ROY CHARLES EDGAR

Sergeant, 1281125, 156 sqd
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, United Kingdom
Buried: Joint grave 4., VLISSEGEM CHURCHYARD

Killed in action
Incident: on Wellington X3697-GT fallen to De Haan on 16/04/1942
More info about him, here
Sources:

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

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