Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1544
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
30/31 May 42 Bombing Köln
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic W5704 -S 26 OTU RAF 2345 Graveley
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0230 Shot down by Oblt. R. Knacke of 1./NJG 1 Crashed at Middelbeers 16 km w of Eindhoven Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. W.R.H. Whiting 88680 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 57
Observer Sgt. J.H.G. Garrick 24 1253003 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 58
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. J.M. Hall 26 NZ404073 RNZAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 60
Front Gunner Sgt. A.N. Young 21 NZ404629 RNZAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 59
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.C. Williams 1238471 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 61
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 104; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 11

Version March, 2022