Norman Bunker Wilcock

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: KK grave 94

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Rang: Flying Officer
Regiment: 630 Sqdn.
Number / Nummer: 144458


Age / Leeftijd: 30
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 22/06/1944
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Boxtel

Son of Bruce Norman and Edith Wilcock Wilcock. Husband of Margaret Wilcock (No. Stewart).

On June 22, 1944 2:20 came a British Lancaster I of the 630 Squadron 4 kilometers of Cafe Chain down. The aviator was P / O J.H.G. Smith. The bomber was a member from a mission to Germany with the intention to bomb a complex of chemical plants in Gelsenkirchen, where synthetic fuel from coal was mined. Of the 123 Lancasters who had participated in the raid, eight were shot down over Brabant. Except in Boxtel, she crashed in Drunen, Helvoirt, Macharen, Nuenen, Riethoven, in Werkendam in the Biesbosch and Westerhoven.

All seven crew members of the flight were killed in the crash.


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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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