Derek Bewlay Tibble

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: JJB grave 80

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Sergeant
Regiment: 76 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 1600509


Age / Leeftijd: 19
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 12/06/1943
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Bladel

Son of Percival John and Hilda Mary Tibble from Wallington; Surrey.

On June 12, 1943 1:40 plunged to a Halifax V of the 76 Squadron down to about four kilometers south of Bladel. The bomber was shot down by a German fighter of II / NJG1. Pilot was Sgt A.J.N. Wilson, who with five other crew members was killed. There was one survivor, the navigator Sgt. YES. Lobban, which was made three months after his escape from the Spanish border prisoners. That same night also planes were shot down in Mill and Sambeek.


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Andrew James Normandale Wilson - Sergeant
Kenneth William Lawson - Flight Sergeant
James John Pawsey - Sergeant
Jacob Domnitz - Sergeant
Cyril Kitchener Burton - Sergeant

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