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Flt Sgt Leslie William HICKMAN (1190611) of the RAF


Captivity Details for Leslie William HICKMAN 1190611

RankName, NumberDetailsDate CapturedUnitPOW NoCamp
Flt SgtLeslie William HICKMAN (1190611) Wellington III X3351 1395081942-12-31115 Sqdn27363Stalag Luft L3 Sagan and Belaria

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Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/17607Sergeant H Clay: killed; Pilot Officer B Grimston, Pilot Officer J Macpherson, Sergeant S Volante, Sergeant A Stafford: Wellington X3351, 115 Squadron, engaged by enemy aircraft returning from an operational flight over Nuremberg, Germany, 29 August 1942.C17685197
AIR81/20697Flight Sergeant W D Pearce, Flight Sergeant L W Hickmann, Sergeant S W Walmsley, Flight Sergeant W T Jones, Flight Sergeant D McKay (all RCAF): prisoners of war; Wellington X3351, 115 Squadron, aircraft failed to return from an operational flight, near La Rochelle, France, 1 January 1943.C18306242

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date: 01 Jan 43 Aircraft: Wellington III X3351 Unit 115 Sqdn Airfield /Crash Location , France/Sea
DetailsTook off 1713 31 Dec 1942 from East Wretham. Cause of loss and crash- site not established.
SourceHenk Welting's Database
Aircrew details
Recorded in CWGC
Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantHenry CLAY (1112057) Wireless Op Wellington III X3351  IBCC 1942-08-28115 Sqdn AIR27 United KingdomTynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

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