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Flying Officer (Air Bomber) Gordon Russel

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Flying Officer (Air Bomber) Gordon Russel

Birth
Southport, Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England
Death
26 May 1943 (aged 21–22)
Vlodrop, Roerdalen Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Burial
Nijmegen, Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands Add to Map
Plot
18. E. 5.
Memorial ID
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Gordon Russel, Son of John Woof Russel and Florence Russel, of Southport, Lancashire. Gordon was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Lancaster LM320 100 Squadron crashed at Meinweg Vlodrop-Herkenbosch Holland....

Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Düsseldorf
Call Sign: FZ-C
Takeoff time: 23:23
Crew:
Pilot S/L. P.R. Turgel DFC 42542 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Flight engineer P/O. I.A. Wynn 146838 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Navigator F/O. H.N. Petts J/22555 RCAF Jonkerbos 18 E 6 initially buried at Venlo
Bomb aimer F/O. G. Russel 131938 RAF Jonkerbos 18 E 5 initially buried at Venlo
Wo ag F/O. J.M. Marnoch 129522 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Air gunner F/O. D. Harvey 133456 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 Initially buried Venlo
Air gunner Sgt. J. Hudson 1457263 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Gordon Russel, Son of John Woof Russel and Florence Russel, of Southport, Lancashire. Gordon was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Lancaster LM320 100 Squadron crashed at Meinweg Vlodrop-Herkenbosch Holland....

Shot down by night fighter pilot Oberleutnant Manfred Meurer of the 3./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from Venlo airfield.

Target: Düsseldorf
Call Sign: FZ-C
Takeoff time: 23:23
Crew:
Pilot S/L. P.R. Turgel DFC 42542 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Flight engineer P/O. I.A. Wynn 146838 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Navigator F/O. H.N. Petts J/22555 RCAF Jonkerbos 18 E 6 initially buried at Venlo
Bomb aimer F/O. G. Russel 131938 RAF Jonkerbos 18 E 5 initially buried at Venlo
Wo ag F/O. J.M. Marnoch 129522 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo
Air gunner F/O. D. Harvey 133456 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 Initially buried Venlo
Air gunner Sgt. J. Hudson 1457263 RAF Jonkerbos 24 C 8-9 initially buried at Venlo

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