Date: 1941 Jul 18/18 A/C Type: Short Stirling I SN: N6030 Code: LS-P A/C Nickname:
 File: 216  Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit:  15 Sqn Mission/Raid: Wesel
1 Pilot F/O  Sydney D. Marshall      (Aus) - MIA 9    
2 Navigator Sgt. Alfred J. Higgison           (NZ) - MIA 10    
3 WO/AG Sgt. Kenneth G. Davies      first buried Den Helder 11    
4 Bomb aimer P/O  John D. McCallum      buried on Texel island  12    
5 F/Engineer Sgt. Gordon H. Mayor           MIA 13    
6 Top turret F/Sgt. Charles G. White       buried Noordwijk   14    
7 Tail gunner Sgt. Arthur W.D. Frost      Zandvoort, buried A'dam 15    
8     16                    

Belly landed in the North Sea SW, possibly emergency landing at Deal in the English Channel. Damaged by Me-109 on return.


Sgt. Davies was recovered 12 August 1941. He was exhumed 1947 and is now buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery in the 'Huisduinen-Den Helder plot'.
Read more on this on Search Menu, search on: Cemeteries - Lake Area Cemeteries - Bergen-op-Zoom (UK section).

Sgt. McCallum washed ashore Texel Island, 13 August 1941.

Sgt. White washed ashore Noordwijk, 7 August 1941.

Sgt. Frost washed ashore Zandvoort 12 August 1941. Buried Amsterdam.

The three missing can be in the wreck or washed ashore as unknowns from Flushing (Vlissingen) up to the Danish west coast, period end July 1941 - April 1942.

On 18 August 1941 an unknown washed ashore Sgt. RAF was buried next to Sgt. Frost in Amsterdam. They were the last two that were buried in the old plot 72, today not existent anymore.
After the clearing of the plot in 1947, they were reburied seperated. In the top of our shortlist for this unknown, is crew member Sgt. Gordon H. Mayor.


- Book 'Opgegraven Verleden' by Jan Carsjens & Piet Riteco.
- 2012 research and reconstruction of the original Amsterdam burial files 1940-1945.
- website CWGC

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