Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1669
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
2/3 Jul 42 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Hampden I P5332 PT-T 420 Sqdn RAF 2305 Waddington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0140 Shot down by Fw. H. Grimm of 5./NJG 2 Crashed into Zwarte Meer near inlet Ganzendiep w of Genemuiden Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. C.G. Wilde 22 R/85433 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 3 48
Observer Sgt. A.D. Bond 30 1198862 RAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 630
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. T.E. Crothers 33 R/69734 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 3 49
Air Gunner F/Sgt. J.E. Gibbs 24 R/91205 RCAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 631
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 146; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 43; TNA AIR81/15977

Version September, 2022