415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943

Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:44 pm

Tippet

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden N9106 GX-N, November 20, 1942

Aircraft went missing from night time anti-shipping attack in bad weather off Iymuiden, Holland

Crew:
Pilot, Sgt A.J. Tippet, RAAF, 401162, Highton, Victoria, Australia
Pilot, P/O J.J. Lynn, RAFVR, 120916, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
WO/AG, Sgt W.J.D. Miller, RAFVR, 1139189, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, United Kingdom
WO/AG, Sgt R.R.T. Sleep, RNZAF, 411794, Waihu, Auckland, New Zealand

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Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:46 pm

Hurl

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden AE418 GX-B, 19 March 1943

Aircraft crashed on night final approach after French coast patrol.

Crew:
Pilot, Sgt W.L. Hurl, RCAF, R/102407, Marquis, Saskatchewan, Canada
Navigator, F/O B.A. Johnson, RAFVR, 120132, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
WO/AG, Sgt W.C.R. Foerster, RCAF, R/105695, Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt R.H. O’Brien, RCAF, R/110081, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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McCallum

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden P1153 GX-V, June 27, 1942

Aircraft went missing on anti-shipping patrol, area not known

Crew:
Pilot, F/Sgt J. McCallum, RCAF, R/77265, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada
Observer, Sgt H.F Hasleden, RCAF, R/78247, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt R.M. Neil, RCAF, R/75145, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt L.H. Latimer, RCAF, R/67067, Athens, Ontario, Canada

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McComb

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden AD762, July 31, 1942

Aircraft returned early from Convoy Protection due to engine problems, overshot landing and crashed

Crew: Pilot, F/Sgt B.D.R. McComb, RCAF, R/60452, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Observer, F/Sgt M. Bloomfield, RCAF, R/61005, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt R.M. Ennis, RCAF, R/68044, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt J.H. Labelle, RCAF, R/74876, North Vancouver, B.C., Canada

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Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:51 pm

Godfrey

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden AT193, November 1, 1942

Aircraft while landing at St Eval on return from a shipping strike, hit a lorry and the petrol dump and burnt out

Crew:
Pilot, P/O J.N. Godfrey, RCAF, J/5815, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Navigator, P/O R.G. Frederick, Injured, but survived crash
WO/AG, Sgt D.M. Coates, Injured, but survived crash
WO/AG, Sgt R.A. Clarke, Injured, but survived crash


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Post by georgetanksherman » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:23 pm

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden X3061, June 22, 1943
Aircraft destroyed by fire after being struck by Handley Page Hampden N9096 of the No. 1 Air Armament School at St. Eval. X3061 was parked.

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden X3115, June 22, 1943
Aircraft destroyed by fire after being struck by Handley Page Hampden N9096 of the No. 1 Air Armament School at St. Eval. X3061 was parked.

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R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden AT135, August 18, 1943

Aircraft based at RAF Thorney Island, Hampshire had an engine fall off while on an Anti-Submarine patrol crashed into the sea 8 miles W of the Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom. The aircraft was a total loss but the crew of four were rescued
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R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden AT239, July 2, 1942

Aircraft encountered an engine failure in flight, crash landed at Donna Nook, north-Lincolnshire, England, north of the village of North Somercotes

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Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:36 pm

MAHN

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden, AT240 GX-D, June 4. 1942

Aircraft flying anti-shipping patrol failed to return from mission, search and rescue was started, a week later the pilot, P/O F.H Mahn was found, alone in a life raft, the other 3 flight crew were never found.

Crew:
Pilot, P/O F.H Mahn, Survived, rescued from a life raft, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
Observer, F/Sgt J.W. Stirling, RCAF, R/67851, M.I.A., drank sea water, died the next day, committed to the sea, Home town not known
WO/AG, Sgt W. Peebles, RCAF, R/60374, M.I.A., Went down with the aircraft, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt E. Thomas, RCAF, R/70743, M.I.A., died ninth day in raft, committed to the sea, Qu'Appelle , Saskatchewan, Canada

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P/O F.H Mahn, had to have both legs below the knees amputated after being rescued, he died March 5, 1946 after an illness
See additional, Page 4 from Ludford 101
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Hampden Era – 1942 to 1943

Post by georgetanksherman » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:42 pm

Reigate

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Hampden, Serial # Unknown, March 11, 1943

Aircraft Missing, became lost in a snowstorm while on Anti-shipping patrol and laying mines.

Pilot, Sgt J.N. Reigate, RCAF, R/102772, M.I.A., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, Sgt D.T. Hodgson, RAFVR, 1149194, M.I.A., Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham, United Kingdom
WO/AG, Sgt J.H.M. Ker, RCAF, R/90322, M.I.A., Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada
WO/AG, Sgt J.A.E. St. Laurent, RCAF, R/55879, M.I.A., Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada

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