Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1758
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
5/6 Aug 42 Bombing Bochum
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W1215 NP-C 158 Sqdn RAF 2213 East Moor
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0135 Shot down by Lt. A. Geiger of 8./NJG 1 Crashed along Bovenheigraaf 2,5 km e of Oldebroek Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. C.H. Phillips 27 AUS402537 RAAF KIA Oldebroek 7
Flight Engineer Sgt. D.H. Furness 22 571405 RAF POW - Captured 06 Aug 42 Zwolle
Navigator P/O. L.V. Harvey 21 AUS400239 RAAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. E.G. Price R/84592 RCAF EVD -
Wireless Operator Sgt. W.A. Thompson 1310697 RAF POW -
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.W. Byrne 954513 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner P/O. J.E. Marshall 117005 RAF KIA Oldebroek 6
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 174; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 64; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 402 for location and time; TNA WO344/114/2 for details Furness

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