P/O Eugene Seghers

Belgian P/O Eugene George Achilles Seghers (82162, dob 7/4/10, Ledeberg) of 32 Sqn. is shot down and his aircraft lands at Tedders Lees on the valley road.

The casualty record for P/O Seghers (AIR 81/2760) contains the following telegrams:

EJB 6519 Telegram en clair. To :- A.M. (C.1. Accidents) and P.4.(Cas), Repeated H.Q.F.C, 11 Group, 43 Group, Belgian Embassy. From:- 32 Squadron. Biggin Admin Received A.M.C.S. 2329 hours. 24.8.40 Biggin Admin NR10 IMEDIATE SECRET NOT WT AM WHI= Pass to AM (C1 Acc and P4 Cas) and Belgian Embassy. GR76 A.357. 24/8. FB (A) Hurricane 6567 (B) 32 Squadron (C) Over Hawkinge area at approx. 1600 hours 24/8. Aircraft on Elham and Lyminge road (D) P/O E G A Seghers (Belgian) Broken Arm (E) Name of hospital unknown (F) N/A (G) Enemy action (H) Cat three. (J) N/A. Time of Origin:- 2220 hours 24.8.80 Crash Circulation. D.A.A.C. (for Belgian Embassy) Advance copies passed to :- P.4.Cas. D.R.M. (M.A.P. Millbank.) DF B PIP AM -.8,KK. - .8WWHI H+ R2310 . CORF . VA .
6702 Telegram en clair. ADDRESSED TO A.M. (C.1. Accidents) and P.4.(Cas) = RPTD = H.Q.F.C = 11 Group = Belgian Embassy. FROM 32 Squadron. STN Z NR42 ''IMEDIATE SECRET NOT WT'' AM WHI GP36 A261 25/8. REF THIS UNITS SIGNAL A457 24/8 P/O AEGG SEGHERS NOW REPORTED UNINJURED AND RETURNING BIGGIN HILL ==1425 Crash Circulation. D.A.A.C. (for Belgian Embassy) Advance copies passed to :- P.4.Cas. D.R.M. (M.A.P. Millbank.) WD B1 R 1608 H.W.N. K.K.

P35H160

The next mention of Seghers in the 32 Sqn. Form 541 (AIR 27/360/24) is on 31/08/1940 where he is recorded as taking part in a fighting patrol of the Farne Islands.

Comments

No comments.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.