Peter Myers

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: FF Graf 5

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Royal Air Force
Rang: Pilot Officer (Pilot)
Regiment: 51 SQN RAF
Number / Nummer: 83257

Age / Leeftijd: 27
Birthplace / Geboorteplaats: Engeland
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 10/05/1941
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Boshoven, Weert

Son of Michael and Mary Ethel Myers, Husband of Hazel Doris Myers to Longford, Middlesex.
Myers was a pilot Whitley P5106, MH-D, mission Ludwigshafen Upstairs Weert May 10, 1941. The plane was shot down by a German night fighter Eindhoven, taking the entire crew was killed. Myers made from part of 51 Squadron RAF.

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 / boordschutter F / S Arthur Jackson (20), observer / bommenrichter Sgt Bernard Kipling (23) and radio operator Sgt George Arthur Selby (21) they all died.

Related / Gerelateerde
Henry Gallaugher Browne - Sergeant (Pilot)
Arthur Jackson - Flight Sergeant (Air Gunner/Wireless Operator)
Bernard Kipling - Sergeant (Observer)
George Arthur Selby - Sergeant (Wireless Operator)

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