DAMBUSTERS Ibbotson, Wilfred

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Ibbotson
  • FORENAME
Wilfred
  • UNIT
617 Squadron,R.A.F.V.R.
  • RANK
Sergeant
  • NUMBER
655431
  • DATE OF DEATH
17th May 1943
  • AGE
29
  • GRAVESITE
Bergen General Cemetery,Netherlands Plot 2 Row D Grave 6
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 1914 West Bretton, Yorkshire
son of Herbert and Anne Ibbotson
husband of Doris Ibbotson,West Bretton,Yorkshire
RAF 1941
9 RW 29.3.1941
11 ITW 12.7.1941
10 (S) RC 12.6.1941
RDU 19.8.1941
Uxbridge 12.10.1941
Acklington 18.11.1941
ACRC 2.1.1942
14 ITW 10.1.1942
4 AGS 6.6.1942
10 OTU 28.7.1942
9 CF 8.11.1942
1661 CU 9.11.1942
1660 CU 15.2.1943
57 Squadron 13.3.1943
617 Squadron 23.3.1943
air gunner
Lancaster ED887
Op.Chastise (Mohne Dam)
shot down by flak 0258 hours off Castricum aan Zee,Holland
 

DATE OF DEATH:

17-May-1943
Last edited by a moderator:
The Dambusters - The Crews and their Bombers
By Nigel McCrery & Richard Black
Guy Gibson: Dambuster
By Geoff Simpson
Top