Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1112A
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
14/15 Jul 41 Bombing Hannover
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington II W5534 LQ-N 405 Sqdn RAF 2230 Pocklington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0140 Shot down by Lt. E.-W. von Bonin of 6./NJG 1 Crashed at IJhorsterveldweg 3-5 at Punthorst Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. D.B. Thrower 21 904944 RAF ESC-POW - Escaped from POW camp and captured again
Second Pilot P/O. R.G.M. Morgan 25 60561 RAF POW -
Observer Sgt. V.R.J. Slaughter 24 958689 RAF EVD-POW -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. E.W. Jones 23 643332 RAF POW -
Front Gunner Sgt. J.N. Kirk 28 R/51830 RCAF EVD-POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. W.C. Dossetter 22 1376867 RAF EVD-POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 92; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 5; Cornelissen, 'Van Grasmat tot Fliegerhorst' page 401

Version March, 2022