Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1807
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
4/5 Sep 42 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling I BF337 BU-B 214 Sqdn RAF 0004 Stradishall
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0400 Shot down by Oblt. H. Lütje of 8./NJG 1 Crashed near Lichtmis at Rouveen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. J.G. Smith J/6460 RCAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. E. Meredith 22 568070 RAF KIA Rouveen 6
Observer P/O. D.N. Osborne 110609 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator Sgt. W.B. Watt 1110178 RAF POW -
Front Gunner Sgt. I.M.R. Stewart 20 949942 RAF KIA Rouveen 7
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. G. Davidson 954272 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner P/O. A. McCarthy 23 NZ411222 RNZAF KIA Rouveen 5
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 204; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 86; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 402

Version March, 2022