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Sergeant Malcolm Stevenson Haynes

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Sergeant Malcolm Stevenson Haynes

Birth
Death
21 Aug 1942
Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire District, Oxfordshire, England
Burial
Little Rissington, Cotswold District, Gloucestershire, England
Plot
Plot North Row E Grave 2
Memorial ID
108631484 View Source

1942 September Quarter death-
Name: Haynes, Malcolm S.---Age: 27
District: Chipping Norton (Volume & Page: 3a & 1467)

On 21 Aug 1942 two aircraft, a Vickers Wellington bomber (on a crew night training exercise from #15 Operational Training Unit based at RAF Harwell) and an Airspeed Oxford trainer (on a pilot training flight from #6 Advanced Flying Unit based at RAF Little Rissington), collided in mid-air near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire. Both aircraft were destroyed in the accident; and the two airmen on the Oxford and the six airmen on the Wellington all perished.
Division: #6 Advanced Flying Unit [RAF Little Rissington]
The crew aboard the Oxford Airspeed Mark 11 serial No T1339 that night were:
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Edmund DOWNS and
RAAF Sergeant John MacDonald RANKIN.

The crew aboard Wellington T2557 were:
RAFVR Sergeant Noel Francis BOXWELL,
RAFVR Sergeant Frank GILLARD,
RAFVR Sergeant Malcolm Stevenson HAYNES,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Alan MacDonald HENDERSON,
RAFVR Sergeant Patrick O'BRIEN and
RAFVR Pilot Officer Albert Wyndham STILWELL.

Military Service:-
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Service No: 1263649
Age: 21
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: #15 Operational Training Unit [RAF Harwell]

Son of Evan and Elizabeth Haynes of Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales.

1942 September Quarter death-
Name: Haynes, Malcolm S.---Age: 27
District: Chipping Norton (Volume & Page: 3a & 1467)

On 21 Aug 1942 two aircraft, a Vickers Wellington bomber (on a crew night training exercise from #15 Operational Training Unit based at RAF Harwell) and an Airspeed Oxford trainer (on a pilot training flight from #6 Advanced Flying Unit based at RAF Little Rissington), collided in mid-air near Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire. Both aircraft were destroyed in the accident; and the two airmen on the Oxford and the six airmen on the Wellington all perished.
Division: #6 Advanced Flying Unit [RAF Little Rissington]
The crew aboard the Oxford Airspeed Mark 11 serial No T1339 that night were:
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Edmund DOWNS and
RAAF Sergeant John MacDonald RANKIN.

The crew aboard Wellington T2557 were:
RAFVR Sergeant Noel Francis BOXWELL,
RAFVR Sergeant Frank GILLARD,
RAFVR Sergeant Malcolm Stevenson HAYNES,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Alan MacDonald HENDERSON,
RAFVR Sergeant Patrick O'BRIEN and
RAFVR Pilot Officer Albert Wyndham STILWELL.

Military Service:-
Rank: Sergeant
Trade: Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Service No: 1263649
Age: 21
Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Division: #15 Operational Training Unit [RAF Harwell]

Son of Evan and Elizabeth Haynes of Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales.


Inscription

SO HE PASSED OVER
AND ALL THE TRUMPETS
SOUNDED FOR HIM
ON THE OTHER SIDE.

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