Date: 1940 Jul 02/02 A/C Type: Fairey Swordfish SN: L2829 Code: A/C Nickname:
 File: 226 Airforce: RAF Sqn/Unit:  825 Sqn Royal Navy Mission/Raid: Barges in Maas river. Bombed Schiphol.
1 Pilot Sub. Lt. John B. Kiddell                  POW 9    
2 Nav/AG Leading aircraftman Harry W.V. Burt 10    
3     11    
4     12    
5     13    
6     14    
7     15    
8     16                    

Searched east of Rotterdam to bomb barges the Germans were assembling for the invasion of England.
Dropped bombs on a search light south of Amsterdam Schiphol airfield. Shot down by a machinegun post.


Kiddell was later shot trying to escape from POW-camp Stalag Luft III. Buried in Poznan.
Burt was buried in Amsterdam. 

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