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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Frank Stubbington Payne -

Unknown person Name : Frank Stubbington Payne

Son of : Albert E and Marguerite E Payne of Shanklin.

Born : (probably) 1918 (registered Portsmouth June 1918 qtr).

  Service Details :

Sergeant 906880 (Pilot) Frank Stubbington Payne, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

  Casualty Details :

Died : Died 21st July 1941 aged 22.

Buried at : Coxyde Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Shanklin War Memorial
  Further Information :

Aircraft :Vickers Wellington Mk.Ic Z8788 KO-H of 115 Sqn
Pilot :Sgt N L Johnston, RCAF CWGC record ...
Observer :Sgt R S Saunders CWGC record ...
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner :Sgt H Tucker CWGC record ...
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner :H Vernon CWGC record ...
Air Gunner :Sgt B W O'Hara CWGC record ...

The aircraft took off from RAF Marham at 22.39 hrs on 21st July 1941 on Ops to Mannheim. Presumably it was lost over Belgium as all the crew are buried in a Collective grave at Coxyde Military Cemetery. Sgt Payne had lived at 49 Atherley Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, and later in Southsea, Hampshire. He was recommended for a DFM which was not awarded.
  Acknowledgements :

John Bloodworth for Royal Air Force research
  Page status :
Page last updated : July 2012


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