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S/SGT Edward E. Kjelness
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S/SGT Edward E. Kjelness

OSS Norso group. Died in a aircrash at Walliwall,Kirkwall 31. mars 1945 on the way back from Norway. The were unable to jump out over Norway because of bad weather during operation Rype.

Steven writes:

Click to View shows a personal memorial. Date estimated
Picture added on 14 December 2006
Comments:
I saw this plane when it crashed near Little Corse, We lived in Glaitness Road then, and went to see it. There was also a parachute in the next field, which some people took and made unerwear and blouses with it, possibly as clothing coupons were required at this time
Added by Norma Craigie on 25 December 2006
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