Bernard Kipling

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: FF Graf 8

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force
Rang: Sergeant (Observer)
Regiment: 51 SQN RAF


Age / Leeftijd: 23
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 10/05/1941
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Boshoven, Weert

Son of Robert and Rosa Kate Kipling, Chelmsford in Essex, his twin brother Guy and brother Peter Neville Kipling died during the Second World War. Kipling was the observer / bombardier of the crew of the Whitley P5106, MH-O Myers. (Sergeant Guy Kipling 657 159 24 years, 90 Squadron RAF, 23.06.1943 missing, Runnymede memorial – Corporal Peter Neville Kipling T / 83578 Royal Army Service Corps 22 years, 06.22.1944, Broomfield St. Mary’s cemetery)

On May 10, 1941 collapsed around 3:05 a Whitley V-bomber of 51 Squadron down on the Weerter Heath near the municipal border with Weert. The aircraft returned from a mission in Ludwigshafen and was, like the Polish Wellington a week earlier, shot from the air by a German night fighter, flown by Lt. Reinhold Knacke of 2./NJG 1.

The pilot P / O Peter Myers (27) and his crew 2nd pilot Sgt Henry Gallaugher Browne (22), radio operator / gunner F / S Arthur Jackson (20), observer / bombardier Sgt Bernard Kipling (23) and radio operator Sgt George Arthur Selby (21) they all died.


Related / Gerelateerde
Peter Myers - Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Henry Gallaugher Browne - Sergeant (Pilot)
Arthur Jackson - Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner/Wireless Operator)
George Arthur Selby - Sergeant (Wireless Operator)

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Morris, W.R.
Murray, D.E.
Moss, R.W.
Pearl, J.A.
Taylor, C.F.
Martin, W.
Gregory, W.P.
Smith, K.S.
Milton, A.T.
Havlik, O.

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