Flight Lieutenant Alwyn Kevin Dudley FELL

Service No: 413112
Born: Orange NSW, 13 December 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 August 1941
Unit: No. 51 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Snaith
Died: Air Operations: (No. 51 Squadron Halifax aircraft HX330), France, 15 March 1944, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Choloy War Cemetery, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Lindsay James Fell and Catherine Fell; husband of Elsie Mary Fell, of Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Forbes NSW
Remembered: Panel 122, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1911 hours on the night of 15 March 1944 Halifax HX330 took off from Snaith detailed to bomb Stuttgart, Germany. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take-off and it failed to return to base. It was later established that the aircraft was shot down by a night fighter and crashed at Hericourt (Haute-Saone), 45kms east south east of Vesoul, France. All of the crew members were killed.

The crew members of HX330 were:

Sergeant Philip Rodney Cattrall (2216054) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)
Sergeant Terence Raymond Dennis (1315320) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant Maurice Duckworth (1589150) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Flight Lieutenant Alwyn Kevin Dudley Fell (413112) (Pilot)
Flight Sergeant Charles Elmer Harvey (1580365) (RAFVR) (Air Bomber)
Warrant Officer Ronald Sharp (R/180338) (RCAF) (Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Herbert Frederick Tomalin (159417) (RAFVR) (Navigator)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/13/200