Date: 1940 Aug 02/03 A/C Type: Wellington IC SN: R3202 Code: KO-J A/C Nickname:
 File: 123  Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit: 115 Sqn Mission/Raid: Hamburg
1 Pilot P/O Reginald T. Gerry            Oldebroek via Rottum 9    
2 Navigator P/O Ronald W. Pryor                     Uithuizen 10    
3 WO/AG F/Sgt. R.J. Ruffell-Hazell                MIA 11    
4 Bomb aimer Sgt. James Dempsey                      Delfszijl 12    
5 F/Engineer Sgt. J.M. Croft                                 MIA 13    
6 Tail gunner P/O Sidney J. Wilde                       Delfszijl 14    
7     15    
8     16                    

Crashed in the North Sea above the Frisian Islands.


P/O Gerry's body washed ashore on a very remote small Frisian Isle, named Rottumeroog (uninhabited sandbank). Only a few German soldiers there.
He did not wash ashore alone! A British Army search and enquiry unit exhumed the graves 1947 and reburied them in Oldebroek, which was their base at that time.
Please read our website file 'Cemetery Oldebroek' for more info. Search on: Cemeteries - Lake Area Cemeteries - Oldebroek.


-Burial file Rottumeroog (bits and pieces)
-Burial file Oldebroek "Eekelenburg"
-Site CWGC

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