Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1674
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
Vickers Wellington IV Z1470 UV-R 460 Sqdn RAF 2331 Breighton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0109 Shot down by Oblt. E. Prinz zur Lippe-Weissenfeld of 5./NJG 2 Crashed into IJsselmeer n of Urk IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. A.F. Whittick 22 AUS404844 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 113
Observer P/O. A.E.W. Webb 29 AUS406272 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 111
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. J.D. Hancocks 22 AUS401237 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 112
Front Gunner P/O. C.R. Lark 24 AUS403409 RAAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. A.E. McCrae 25 AUS406444 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 112
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 146; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 43

Version September, 2022