Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1293
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 Oct 41 Bombing Nürnberg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic R1757 DX-H 57 Sqdn RAF 1900 Feltwell
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2148 Shot down by Fw. S. Ney of 4./NJG 1 Crashed in marsh of the Noordoostpolder 3 km w of Blankenham Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. A.W. Jeffries 29 1259260 RAF KIA Emmeloord 102-105
Second Pilot P/O. H.L. Myers 23 J/5331 RCAF KIA Kuinre 22 40A
Observer Sgt. P.F.M. Cooke 21 NZ404531 RNZAF KIA Emmeloord 102-105
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. W.C. Wood 22 1261700 RAF KIA Emmeloord 102-105
Front Gunner F/Sgt. W.H.S. Byers R/68121 RCAF KIA Emmeloord 102-105
Rear Gunner P/O. L. Rickard 1207719 RAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 159; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 57

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