Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1837
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
13/14 Sep 42 Bombing Bremen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington Ic HD991 22 OTU RAF Stratford
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0255 Shot down by Lt. L. Linke of 5./NJG 2 Crashed near Rampspol nw of Kampen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. G.S. Bickerton 24 R/84501 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 4 62
Navigator P/O. W.J. Shaver J/85168 RCAF POW -
Bomb Aimer P/O. D.C. King J/10413 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 4 61
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. J.H. Dew 22 942637 RAF POW - Captured 15 Sep 42 Kampen
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. D. Murray 20 R/95318 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 4 63
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 214; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 94; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden I', page 305-306; TNA WO344/90/2 for details Dew

Version March, 2022