Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1188
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
14/15 Aug 41 Bombing Hannover
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley V Z6842 DY-A 102 Sqdn RAF 2202 Topcliffe
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0117 Shot down by Oblt. L. Becker of 4./NJG 1 Crashed at Terwispel Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. D.N. Sampson 62278 RAF POW -
Second Pilot Sgt. J.D. Hamilton 1177079 RAF POW -
Observer Sgt. E. Alderton 939492 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator Sgt. N.W.J. Scott 28 975781 RAF POW - Captured 15 Aug 41 Leeuwarden
Rear Gunner Sgt. K.G. Lewis 1378671 RAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 118; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 28; TNA AIR27/659A for radio letter; TNA WO344/281/1 for details Scott

Version March, 2022