Rank & Name: F/Sgt Robert Simeon Sandelin
Date of Death: 26/03/1943


F/Sgt Sandelin was a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, onboard Flying Fortress FA698, when it crash landed on approach to base. He and two other members of the crew were lost. view details

Update Feb 2020: Graham Moore has kindly submitted the following PDF (downloadable here - 1.4mb). "A narrative of the last flight of Boeing B-17 Fortress, FA.698, which crashed at Luscott Barton, near Braunton on 26 March 1943, killing three air crew. Copyright ©www.BritishMilitaryHistory.co.uk (2019)." Fantastic work by the group. Thank you Graham!

Official photograph of Sgt Sandelin during his time with 206 Sqdn.

See the PDF download above for more detailed information.


Further Information

Remembered in the RCAF Second World War Book of Remembrance (www.vac-acc.gc.ca)

If you have any information about F/Sgt Sandelin, please contact me, thank you.

Rest In Peace