Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1661
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
Short Stirling I N3706 MG-S 7 Sqdn RAF 2350 Oakington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0233 Shot down by Lt. G. Lowa of 5./NJG 2 Crashed into North Sea 35 km nw Vlieland North Sea
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. M.G. Bailey R/83874 RCAF POW -
Second Pilot P/O. B.A.C. Richards 20 66545 RAF KIA Uithuizermeeden 16 26
Flight Engineer Sgt. R.H. Kelly 20 570332 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 87
Observer F/Sgt. H.A.T. Watson 32 NZ404543 RNZAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 117
Wireless Operator Sgt. A.J. Hamlyn 20 1153377 RAF KIA Oldebroek 40 Initially buried Rottumeroog 12 Jul 42
Front Gunner Sgt. S.A. Morison 22 1310465 RAF KIA Sage War Cem 7 E 3
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. L.J. Keatley 1380357 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. D.A.W. Peachey 1388110 RAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 142; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 42; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden I', page 269

Version March, 2022