Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1470
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
6/7 Apr 42 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Hampden I P1203 UB-T 455 Sqdn RAF 2355 Wigsley
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0413 Shot down by Oblt. Woltersdorf of 7./NJG 1 Crashed near Heerderstrand 3 km nw of Heerde Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. A.H. Wincott 26 1283559 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 2 28
Observer F/O. T.E. Roberts 26 AUS400105 RAAF KIA Amersfoort 13 2 27
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. C. Gammie 22 AUS402829 RAAF KIA Amersfoort 13 2 25
Air Gunner Sgt. K.W. McIlrath 26 AUS400282 RAAF KIA Amersfoort 13 2 26
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 62; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 105; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 401

Version March, 2022