Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1657
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
29/30 Jun 42 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W1113 LQ-G 405 Sqdn RAF 2301 Pocklington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0108 Shot down by Oblt. R. Sigmund of Stab II./NJG 2 Crashed near Noordwolde Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. H.A. Echinn 22 AUS402223 RAAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 6 Served as Chinn
Second Pilot F/Sgt. W.J. Harrell R/83419 RCAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 1 from USA
Flight Engineer Sgt. A. Simpson 21 571779 RAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 7
Navigator W/O. J.W. Bell 28 R/64880 RCAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 3
Bomb Aimer Sgt. W.P. Beare 1284966 RAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 4 head stone mentions WOP/AG
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. P.P.A. Oneson 26 R/56246 RCAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 8
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. W.J. Dickinson 25 R/84563 RCAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 5 from USA
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. R.T. Adams 21 759300 RAF KIA Noordwolde G 1 2
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 144; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 42

Version March, 2022