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Sergeant Thomas Walter Gostick

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Sergeant Thomas Walter Gostick

Birth
Slough Borough, Berkshire, England
Death
16 Nov 1940 (aged 22–23)
Winkel, Hollands Kroon Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Burial
Winkel, Hollands Kroon Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands Add to Map
Plot
Coll. grave 131.
Memorial ID
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Thomas Walter Gostick, Son of Terence Walter and Edith Gostick, of Slough, Buckinghamshire; husband of Joan Gostick, of Slough. Thomas was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Wellington P9286 115 Squadron crashed Groetpolderweg Winkel Noord-Holland...

Took off from RAF Marham at 20:15 hrs local time for a bombing operation against Hamburg in Germany.

The aircraft was intercepted by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld, Unteroffizier Renette & Feldwebel Matschuck of the 4./NJG 1,

Crew:
Sergeant Frederick Albert Core, RAF 741 719,
Sergeant Thomas Walter Gostick, RAF 903 566,
Sergeant Donald Ewart Larkman, RAF 742991
Sergeant Malcolm Brian Mott, RAF 937153
Sergeant Robert Rodger, RAF 632 049,
Sergeant John Carse Walton, RAF 748 446.

All six were interred in a common grave at Winkel Protestant Churchyard, Winkel, Netherlands
Thomas Walter Gostick, Son of Terence Walter and Edith Gostick, of Slough, Buckinghamshire; husband of Joan Gostick, of Slough. Thomas was served with the RAF in WWII and lost his life when his plane, Wellington P9286 115 Squadron crashed Groetpolderweg Winkel Noord-Holland...

Took off from RAF Marham at 20:15 hrs local time for a bombing operation against Hamburg in Germany.

The aircraft was intercepted by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld, Unteroffizier Renette & Feldwebel Matschuck of the 4./NJG 1,

Crew:
Sergeant Frederick Albert Core, RAF 741 719,
Sergeant Thomas Walter Gostick, RAF 903 566,
Sergeant Donald Ewart Larkman, RAF 742991
Sergeant Malcolm Brian Mott, RAF 937153
Sergeant Robert Rodger, RAF 632 049,
Sergeant John Carse Walton, RAF 748 446.

All six were interred in a common grave at Winkel Protestant Churchyard, Winkel, Netherlands

Gravesite Details

Sergeant ( Air Gnr. ) 903566 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Age 23


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