Armstrong Whitworth Whitley MkV Toverudmarka, Sylling

102 Squadron RAF N1421 DY-C 30.04 1940

Took off from Kinloss along with 5 other Whitleys on a mission to Fornebu airport, Oslo. This was their third mission to Norway within two weeks.The Whitley received hits in the tail section and the left side engine by German flak and crashed. Crew: F/O. Kenneth Hugh Pelly Murphy. PoW. Obs: Sgt. Cyril Warner. PoW. W/Op/ Air gunner Sgt. John Frederick Graham. PoW. W/Op/ Air gunner Cpl. Daniel Magee. PoW. LAC. John Ellwood. KIA. Ellwood is buried at Sylling churchyard together with the crew of Sunderland L2167.
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Sylling church
kjell sørensen 22.04 2018
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John Ellwood
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