Vatersay Catalina JX273 Crash Site WW11

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Reference WMO261332

Address:

Roadside just before Traigh a Bhaigh

Vatersay, Outer Hebrides

HS9 5YN

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Vehicle
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Other
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A rough, stone column with polished stone plaque affixed.White lettering. Close by is the wreckage of a Catalina plane on its crash site. The wreckage is unprotected, being left to disintegrate naturally.
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In memory of the men/ who died and survived/ when their Catalina plane/ crashed on Vatersay on/ 12th may 1944/died in crash

Flt. Sgt. D Clyne Captain; Sgt. E. Kilshaw 2nd Pilot; Sgt. P. Lee Navigator; Sgt. G. Calder Wireless Op. Mechanic-AG; Sgt. R. Beavis Engineer; Sgt. R. Anstey Wireless Op-AG; Sgt. R. Basset Wireless Op-AG; Sgt. R. Whiting Flight Mechanic; Sgt. P. Hines Rigger-AG.

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