Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T0768
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
2/3 Aug 40 Bombing Hamburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R3202 KO-J 115 Sqdn RAF 2124 Marham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0200 Probably hit by Flak over target Ditched at the Waddenzee near Rottumeroog Waddenzee
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. R.T. Gerry 23 41013 RAF KIA Oldebroek 45 Washed up Rottumeroog 23 Aug 1940
Second Pilot P/O. R.W. Pryor 21 42723 RAF KIA Uithuizen sw corner Found at sea 20 Aug 1940
Observer F/Sgt. R.J. Ruffell-Hazell 33 359517 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 11
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. J. Dempsey 21 640266 RAF KIA Delfzijl B 21 287 Found at sea 23 Aug 1940
Front Gunner Sgt. J.M. Croft 20 635759 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 13
Rear Gunner P/O. S.J.S. Wilde 31 76931 RAF KIA Delfzijl B 21 285
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, 'Bomber Command Losses 1939-1940', page 95; Jansen, 'Gevleugeld Verleden', page 23-24

Version March, 2022