Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1008
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
26/27 Apr 41 Bombing Emden
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R1281 WS- 9 Sqdn RAF 2044 Honington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0330 Hit by Flak near Emden Crash landed 500 m n of road Ommen - Hardenberg at hamlet of Arrien near Ommen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. R.G. Damman 27 AUS400051 RAAF EVD-POW -
Second Pilot Sgt. R.M. Trundle 745529 RAF POW -
Observer Sgt. D.B. Reid 910503 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. R.R.Mc. Graham 20 619759 RAF EVD-POW - Captured 1 May 1941 at Twello
Front Gunner Sgt. B.S. Jacobs 908595 RAF POW - Baled out
Rear Gunner Sgt. B.W. Channning 906225 RAF POW - Baled out
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 46; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1939-July 1941’, page 82; TNA WO344/123/1 for details Graham; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 276

Version September, 2022