HUBBARD, FREDERICK CHARLES

Age
20
Parents
Son of Edmund Henry and Lilian Louise Hubbard of Winchmore Hill Middlesex, United Kingdom
Service number
1256349
Date of death
1941-12-08
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Royal Air Force
Plot 3 | Row AA | Grave 10

"SAFE IN GOD'S KEEPING"

Military grave
Additional info

Blenheim V5876-UX-J took off from RAF Bodney at 2342 hours on the night of 7/8th
December 1941, detailed to bomb the docks at Oostende, Belgium, from a height of
10,000 feet. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it failed to return to
base. Eight other aircraft made attacks on the same target over a period of about 20
minutes. The aircraft was hit my FLAK (German Anti Aircraft) and crashed in Zandvoorde, Belgium.

Crew:
Pilot Officer Thomas McSkimming Wilson 104525 (Pilot), Royal Air Force, 82 Sqdn.
Sergeant Robert Johnston 402360 (Observer), Royal Australian Air Force, 82 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.
Sergeant Frederick Charles Hubbard 1256349 (Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 82 Sqdn.

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