Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1339
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
7/8 Nov 41 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley V Z6948 EY-F 78 Sqdn RAF 2231 Croft
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0630 Shot down by Oblt. L. Becker of 6./NJG 2 Crashed between Oudemirdum and Nijemirdum Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. G.M. McCombe 25 104492 RAF KIA Nijemirdum 1 A 4
Second Pilot Sgt. J.W. Bell 21 754397 RAF KIA Lemmer C 10 257
Observer Sgt. G.T. Webb 924137 RAF KIA Nijemirdum 1 A 1
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. D. Cameron 985637 RAF KIA Nijemirdum 1 A 2
Rear Gunner Sgt. R. Boucher 759315 RAF KIA Nijemirdum 1 A 3
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1941’, page 175; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 69; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden I', page 185; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 75-80

Version March, 2022