ELDER – Alexander Graeme

754780 – Flight Sergeant – RAFVR – Pilot – 214 Sqn. – Wellington – KIA at 19

Son of Alexander and Drusilla Elder, of Westminster, London.

[Source: CMHA]

5 additions to “ELDER – Alexander Graeme”

  1. Jerome Lee adds:

    Nationality is in doubt. Parents listed as being from Wesminister, London. Rang, as per CWGC , is SGT

  2. Harriet Clifford adds:

    Alexander Graeme Elder was my great uncle. He was born in London to white british heritage with one sister called Audrey. He joined the RAF at 17 and was killed in action above the Netherlands.

  3. Mark Hendriks adds:

    He was shot down at night on 13 March 1941 over Jipsinghuizen, East-Netherlands.
    My schoolmate used to tell me about airplane remnants they found in his backgarden.
    I was told a bomb dropped from the Wellington landed on the house I lived in, killing some pigs and maybe a girl. Though there was a big hole in the floor, I doubt this is true.

  4. Harrie Koning adds:

    Wellington was attacked above the museaal area.Ik have a report of local-police wich confirmed the shots of aerial attack and fire on the wellington. They had bombload onboard. The local family of mr Abbes had to evacuate their home the next Day, in order to dismantle the bombombs by germans.Their exist some pictures of these.Some small pieces of the wellington are found in last years .

  5. Harrie Koning adds:

    Area is Musselkanaal

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