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Flight Sergeant William Hogarth Mackintosh

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Flight Sergeant William Hogarth Mackintosh

Birth
Kingussie, Highland, Scotland
Death 30 Nov 1942 (aged 24–25)
Memorial Site* Englefield Green, Runnymede Borough, Surrey, England

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

Plot Panel 75.
Memorial ID 15258078 View Source

534400 Flight Sergeant William Hogarth Mackintosh
Royal Air Force
Died age 25
Son of James and Janet Mackintosh, of Kingussie, Inverness-shire; husband of Joan Mackintosh.
Mentioned in Despatches

Whitley aircraft lost on a U-Boat patrol mission from Cornwall.
Although still technically a training squadron it had been detached to Coastal Command, No. 19 Group. On 30 November 1942, in weather of low cloud with heavy showers, Sgt bell was part of the crew of Armstrong Whitworth Whitley V, serial number AD961 sent out on an anti-submarine patrol in the Western Approaches. The aircraft went missing from the patrol and the crew were all eventually listed as 'previously reported missing, now presumed killed in action.

Crew:

Pilot Officer Derrick Smith - 127009

657322 Sergeant Ethelbert Oswald Peter Bell

Sgt Gerald Bagshaw - 1383102

Sgt Benjamin Benjamin Briscoe - 1300474

Sgt William Knowles - 1434075


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