Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1478
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 Apr 42 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington III X3596 KO-B 115 Sqdn RAF 2257 Marham
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0315 Shot down by Oblt. H. Woltersdorf of 7./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 3,5 km w of Urk IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. A.E. Holder 27 1376202 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 D 12
Second Pilot F/Sgt. N.H. Blair 24 NZ404994 RNZAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 D 13
Observer P/O. R.W. Barlow 25 106537 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 D 15
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. K.J. Raiswell 19 1151893 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 C 13
Front Gunner Sgt. T.J. Phillips 977631 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 D 11
Rear Gunner Sgt. T. Ryan 22 621697 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 D 14
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 66; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive July 1941-May 1942’, page 108; Cornelissen, 'Van Grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 401

Version March, 2022