Altrincham WW2 

Geoffrey Arthur Welch

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:622 Sqn RAFVR
Name of Rgt or Ship:Bomber Command
Country of burial:GermanyGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Berlin 1939 - 1945 Cemetery
Town Memorial:Hale
Extra Information:
They took off at 17.35 hours from RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, in a Lancaster
Mk I - No. W4268 GI-A, to bomb Berlin.  Shot down by a night fighter over
Germany, they crashed at Neu Gaarz, where they were originally buried.   At
the end of hostilities, their remains were transferred to the Berlin
1939-45 Cemetery.

The other crew members were:- Pilot (2nd ?) - Flight Sgt. James Robin
Garbutt RNZAF, aged: 24;  Flight Engineer - Sgt. Alfred Allsop;  Navigator
- Sgt. Sidney George Rees, aged: 30;  Bomb Aimer - Sgt. Francis Peter
Bramley, aged: 20;  Wireless Operator/Air Gunner - Flight Sgt. Kenneth
McGregor Neilson, aged: 23;  Air Gunner - Sgt. James McSpadyen, aged: 26; 
Air Gunner - Flight Sgt Monteith Samual Pearson, aged: 23.
Memorials found on:
St. Peter's (Gorse Hill)
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