Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1553
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
1/2 Jun 42 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Hampden I AT191 EQ-A 408 Sqdn RAF 2258 Balderton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0006 Shot down by Lt K.-H. Völlkopf of 5./NJG 2 Crashed into IJsselmeer off Elburg IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. W.F.D. Charlton 22 103549 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 13
Observer P/O. C.I.A. Sandland 104477 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 3 38
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. F.J.E. Womar 550298 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 3 39
Air Gunner Sgt. A. Marland 21 1101605 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 3 40
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 113; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 18

Version August, 2023