Fred Mason, F/Lt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of John Wright Mason, and of May Mason, Leicester, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 127171
Rank F/Lt.
Function Navigator
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 299 Squadron RAF Station Keevil
Unit / Group 38 Group
Division / Transport / Command Transport Command
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Kempenbergerweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-C-14
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

15.33 hours (NL-time). Stirling EF319 (5G-'N'), piloted by Wing Commander Peter Davis (commanding officer 299 Squadron)was hit by Flak while re-supplying the airborne troops near Arnhem and went down near reastaurant Rust Wat, Kempenbergerweg, Arnhem. Wing Commander Davis tried to belly-land the aircraft and some of his crew were able to bail out before the aircraft crashed. 5 crew members survived but 4 were killed. Flight Lieutenant Mason died in the crash.

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Fred Mason, F/Lt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of John Wright Mason, and of May Mason, Leicester, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 127171
Rank F/Lt.
Function Navigator
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 299 Squadron RAF Station Keevil
Unit / Group 38 Group
Division / Transport / Command Transport Command
Regiment Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Death information
Died when 19-9-1944
Died where Arnhem
Spot Kempenbergerweg
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-C-14
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

15.33 hours (NL-time). Stirling EF319 (5G-'N'), piloted by Wing Commander Peter Davis (commanding officer 299 Squadron)was hit by Flak while re-supplying the airborne troops near Arnhem and went down near reastaurant Rust Wat, Kempenbergerweg, Arnhem. Wing Commander Davis tried to belly-land the aircraft and some of his crew were able to bail out before the aircraft crashed. 5 crew members survived but 4 were killed. Flight Lieutenant Mason died in the crash.

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