Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1023
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
8/9 May 41 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R1322 SM-F 305 Sqdn RAF 2256 Syerston
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0048 Shot down by Ofw. H. Rasper of 4./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 12 km ssw Lemmer IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. J.P. Dorman 30 780642 PAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 B 5
Second Pilot Sgt. Z. Gwozdz 26 780156 PAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 C 21
Observer F/Lt. M.W. Socharski 33 P-1440 PAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 B 2 Buried Sep 2017
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. H.F. Sikorski 24 780672 PAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 B 2 Buried Sep 2017
Front Gunner Sgt. S. Pisarski 26 781063 PAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 E 21 Was buried as unknown
Rear Gunner Sgt. L. Karcz 25 780732 PAF KIA Amersfoort 13 12 3 Washed up 1 Jul 1941 between Urk and Lemmer
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 53; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1939-July 1941’, page 89

Version March, 2022