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SGT A P CLIFF MCCULLOCH, Gatehouse of Fleet Parish Church

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:32 pm    Post subject: SGT A P CLIFF MCCULLOCH, Gatehouse of Fleet Parish Church Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref: 44402

Originally in Anwoth Parish Church, the memorial is now in Gatehouse of Fleet Parish Church. OS Map Ref: NX 603 566

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CLIFF-McCULLOCH, ALEXANDER PETER
Initials: A P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 138 Sqdn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 01/06/1944
Service No: 1825003
Additional information: Son of William Edward and Eveline Mary Cliff-McCulloch, of Kirkclaugh, Kirkcudbrightshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave 3. A. 1-3.
Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Further info

Sgt A.P. Cliff-McCulloch was the Rear Gunner of 138 (SD) Sqn Halifax LL276 NF-F that had departed RAF Tempsford, Bedfordshire for SOE Ops (Special Operations Executive) Osric 74 on 01/06/44

The aircraft was intercepted at 1700m over the sea off Walcheren by a Night-Fighter captained by Fw Willhelm Morlock (III/NJG1) and shot down for his 4th Abschusse

The aircraft crashed at Halsteren 4km NNW of Bergen op Zoom, Holland

Five of the crew were killed, three became POW
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