Wiliam R.S. Hurrell, F/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Sydney and Daisy Ellen Hurrell, Beckton, Essex, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 1386347
Rank F/Sgt.
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight B.70 Deurne airfield (B)
Company / Squadron 175 Squadron
Unit / Group 121 Wing, No.83 Group
Division / Transport / Command 2nd Tactical Air Force
Regiment Royal Air Force
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Gorrsel
Spot in a field near the railway to Zutphen
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Gorssel, near Lindeboomweg no.10 in a fieldgrave, Netherlands
Grave number Unknown
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Taking off from B.70 Deurne airfield at 1332 hours for an armed reconaissance flight, the 175 Squadron Typhoons were 'bounced' by 30 plus Me-109's of Jagdgeschwader (JG) 54, in the area of Arnhem-Apeldoorn at 1400 hours. One Me-109 was claimed 'probably destroyed' but 175 Squadron also lost one aircraft. Typhoon MN582, Squadron code HH-'A' and piloted by Flight Sergeant Hurrell, was shot down by a German fighters at about 14.10 hrs. The plane and its pilot are still buried at the crash site. Local historical society De Elf Marken placed a Monument on the spot in the year 2000.

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Wiliam R.S. Hurrell, F/Sgt.
Personal information
Age 21
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Sydney and Daisy Ellen Hurrell, Beckton, Essex, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 1386347
Rank F/Sgt.
Function Pilot
Platoon / Troop / Flight B.70 Deurne airfield (B)
Company / Squadron 175 Squadron
Unit / Group 121 Wing, No.83 Group
Division / Transport / Command 2nd Tactical Air Force
Regiment Royal Air Force
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Gorrsel
Spot in a field near the railway to Zutphen
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Gorssel, near Lindeboomweg no.10 in a fieldgrave, Netherlands
Grave number Unknown
Field grave image
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Taking off from B.70 Deurne airfield at 1332 hours for an armed reconaissance flight, the 175 Squadron Typhoons were 'bounced' by 30 plus Me-109's of Jagdgeschwader (JG) 54, in the area of Arnhem-Apeldoorn at 1400 hours. One Me-109 was claimed 'probably destroyed' but 175 Squadron also lost one aircraft. Typhoon MN582, Squadron code HH-'A' and piloted by Flight Sergeant Hurrell, was shot down by a German fighters at about 14.10 hrs. The plane and its pilot are still buried at the crash site. Local historical society De Elf Marken placed a Monument on the spot in the year 2000.

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