Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1565
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
2/3 Jun 42 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Hampden I AT154 EQ-B 408 Sqdn RAF 2326 Balderton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0106 Shot down by Hptm. H. Lent of Stab II./NJG 2 Crashed into IJsselmeer e of Medemblik IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. K.H. Taylor J/7076 RCAF KIA Medemblik 248 Washed up near Medemblik 14 Jun 42
Observer F/O. P.L. Edwards 106565 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 66
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. E.G. Ronson 1325076 RAF KIA Lemmer C 9 251 Washed up near Oudemirdum 17 Jul 42
Air Gunner Sgt. O.W. McKenzie R/80200 RCAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 85 A 14
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 115; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 19; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 83

Version March, 2022