Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T0990
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
9/10 Apr 41 Bombing Vegesack
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R1440 LN- 99 Sqdn RAF 2020 Waterbeach
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0107 Shot down by Ofw. P. Gildner of 4./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer w of Hindeloopen IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. T. Fairhurst 21 85673 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 32
Second Pilot Sgt. H.V. Wansbrough 22 988001 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 54
Observer Sgt. W.L. Waldron 25 R/64120 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 62
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. W.R. Moore 20 974190 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 48
Front Gunner Sgt. C.W. Hall 21 944123 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 44
Rear Gunner Sgt. G.W. Brown 634099 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 9
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 39; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1939-July 1941’, page 78

Version March, 2022