Edward Wolf Wiseman
Flight Lieutenant, 142 Squadron
Service number 82176
Died 17 Apr 1944
Buried Belgrade War Cemetery, Serbia
‘MOURNED BY HIS DEVOTED WIFE, SONS, PARENTS AND SISTER. CHERISHED MEMORIES’
Edward was born on 29 November 1915 in Kingston, Surrey to German born Stefan (Stephen) Weissman and Isabel nee Levy and had a younger sister Stella. Edward married Doreen Maier in Jan 1939 in Marylebone and they had two sons David born in 1940 and Alan born in 1942. In 1939, Edward and Doreen were living with his parents at 40 Stewarts Park Road, Welwyn Garden City. Edward is listed as a pilot in the RAF.
Edward was the pilot of Wellington LN503 which departed RAF Amendola, Italy on an operation to bomb the Budapest Marshalling Yards. The aircraft failed to return. Luftwaffe Night Fighter Claims says Oblt Hans Krause of 6./NJG101 claimed a Wellington north of Breca at 23-58 hours. n Belgrade War Cemetery. F/O F Montague RCAF was taken POW but was unsure where in Yugoslavia he was captured.
W/Op, Roydon Walfred Burgess, 1700063.
B/A, Glyn Fisher, 412605.
A/G, Harold Hargroves Wright, 1101312.
Nav, Francis Arthur Desmond Montague, RCAF, J/27468, was captured in Yugoslavia and taken by the Germans to a hospital at Osijek for treatment of his wounds and then sent to Stalag Luft L3.