10.10.1941 No. 500 Squadron Blenheim IV V6171 MK-F F/O. Webb
Operation: Nomad Patrol
Date: 10th October 1941
Unit: No. 500 Squadron
Type: Blenheim IV
Base: RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk
Location: North Sea off Overstrand, Norfolk
Pilot: F/O. Charles Cecil George Webb 79738 (New Zealand) RAFVR Age 28. Killed
Observer: Fl/Sgt. Robert Carlson Roberts R/56163 RCAF Age 31. Killed
W//Op/Air/Gnr: Sgt. Ronald Harry Coomber 812107 RAF (Auxiliary) Age 20. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Took off at 21.25 hours from RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk for a nomad patrol - no further information why they crashed near Overstrand 2 Miles South East of Cromer.
F/O. Charles Cecil George Webb and grave. Any relative who would like a higher resolution copy of the grave image we would be delighted to send a copy.
F/O. Charles Cecil George Webb. Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery Sec M. Grave 898. Son of Henry Hay Webb and Margaret Webb, of Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, husband of Nancy Bray Webb. of Timaru. B. Arch.
Fl/Sgt. Robert Carlson Roberts. Runnymede Memorial Panel 60. Son of Fredrick Charles Percy and Jessie Helen Brown Roberts, of St. Lambert, Province of Quebec, Canada.
Sgt. Ronald Harry Coomber. Runnymede Memorial Panel 41. Son of John and Edith Coomber, of Harrietsham, Kent, England.
Researched for relatives of the crew. For relatives of the crew. With thanks to the following, Weekly News, New Zealand, Bill Chorley - 'Bomber Command Losses Vol 2'. The CWGC