BARACATT – Karlton Delroy

2218972 – Karlton Delroy Baracatt – Jamaica – Sergeant – 158 Squadron RAF – Flight Engineer

Enlisted Padgate after October 1942

Wounded in Action

Nationality British
Fate Injured
Incident Details Crashed at Knodishall, Suffolk
Incident Date 21-22/02/1945
Incident Time 17:26
Rank Sergeant
Duty Location Worms
Service Royal Air Force
Station RAF LISSETT   (6 miles SW of Bridlington)
Squadron 158 Squadron
Crew Sgt K D Baracatt  [Flight Engineer]
Command Bomber Command
Aircraft Mark  III
Aircraft Code NP-Y
Aircraft Type Halifax
Aircraft Serial MZ813

Group with Sgt. Karlton Delroy Baracatt














Sgt. K. D. Baracatt, fifth from left.

From the website Aircrew Remembered: Halifax Mk.III MZ813, NP-Y from 158 Squadron took off at 17:26 hours for an attack on Worms, Germany. Aircraft crashed at 19:45 hours near Leiston, Suffolk, killing four crewmembers.

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PITTS – Jim W.

Pilot Officer – Pilot – 114 Sqn – Boston B2373 – WIA

Volunteer Trinidad ETS, trained Piarco, 3rd Course. Further training UK Peterborough, posted 114 sqn, Marcianise Italy, Bostons; Crashed on take off at 2353 hrs on 15 May 1944. 1 member of crew was killed other three were severely injured. Pitts was one of the “guinea pig” club for plastic surgery.

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De VERTEUIL – Hugh Joseph

Flight Sergeant – Air Gunner – Bomber Command – WIA

Rear Gunner; wounded in action – medically discharged. Brother of Edmund

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1803993 – Hugh Joseph de Verteuil – Trinidad – Flight Sergeant – Air Gunner – Bomber Command – WIA

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