Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1631
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
25/26 Jun 42 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II V9993 GV-U 1652 HCU RAF 2358 Marston Moor
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0209 Shot down by Oblt. F. Carstens of 7./NJG 1 Crashed 1,5 km n Luttenberg Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. K.D. Whisken 22 61037 RAF KIA Dalfsen 6 1 1
Second Pilot F/Sgt. H.F. Spratt R/71491 RCAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. V.A. Martin 641185 RAF POW -
Navigator P/O. W.H. Andrews 26 J/40353 RCAF EVD-POW - Captured 2 Jul 42 near Zwolle
Bomb Aimer F/O. D.B.E. McKenzie J/15436 RCAF POW -
Wireless Operator Sgt. R.W. Wagstaff R/71717 RCAF POW -
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. I.R. Watson 20 R/77490 RCAF KIA Raalte 5 From USA
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 138; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 36; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst' page 402; TNA WO344/7/2 for details Andrews

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