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Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George Ablett

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Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George Ablett

Birth
Death
7 Apr 1940
Memorial Site*
Englefield Green, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Panel 26.
Memorial ID
15244177 View Source

Taking off from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, 115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington 1A (#P2524) aircraft, with an aircrew of six, was shot down by a German fighter aircraft while the Wellington, on an operation searching for enemy shipping off the cost of Denmark, was attacking the German battleships ‘Schamhorst’ and ‘Gneisenau’.
The airmen who perished in the attack were-
RAF Pilot Officer Estelles Arthur WICKENKAMP,
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George ABLETT,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Julian Paul CHESTER-MASTER,
RAF Sergeant William Livingstone MacDONALD,
RAF Pilot Officer David Herbert WARDLAW and
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Robert Charles PEEL.

[115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington Mk IA (#P2949) aircraft, piloted by Canadian RAF Roy Allen GAYFORD, was also lost on this air operation.]

Military Service-
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 626935
Age: 19
Service: Royal Air Force
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Marham, Norfolk
[MOTTO: ‘Despite The Elements’]

Son of Henry George and Mary Ablett of Dagenham, Essex, England.

Taking off from RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland, 115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington 1A (#P2524) aircraft, with an aircrew of six, was shot down by a German fighter aircraft while the Wellington, on an operation searching for enemy shipping off the cost of Denmark, was attacking the German battleships ‘Schamhorst’ and ‘Gneisenau’.
The airmen who perished in the attack were-
RAF Pilot Officer Estelles Arthur WICKENKAMP,
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Henry George ABLETT,
RAFVR Pilot Officer Julian Paul CHESTER-MASTER,
RAF Sergeant William Livingstone MacDONALD,
RAF Pilot Officer David Herbert WARDLAW and
RAF Aircraftman 2nd Class Robert Charles PEEL.

[115 RAF Squadron’s Vickers Wellington Mk IA (#P2949) aircraft, piloted by Canadian RAF Roy Allen GAYFORD, was also lost on this air operation.]

Military Service-
Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class
Service Number: 626935
Age: 19
Service: Royal Air Force
Division: 115 RAF Squadron; RAF Marham, Norfolk
[MOTTO: ‘Despite The Elements’]

Son of Henry George and Mary Ablett of Dagenham, Essex, England.


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