Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1846
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
16/17 Sep 42 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling I W7569 MG-D 7 Sqdn RAF 2005 Oakington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2300 Believed to be damaged by Flak Crashed into IJsselmeer near Lemmer IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. B. Dallenger 23 NZ411377 RNZAF KIA Lemmer C 9 244
Second Pilot P/O. R.E. Clarke J/11210 RCAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 D 3
Flight Engineer Sgt. P. Sandison 566067 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 D 4
Observer F/Sgt. D.T. Lamb 20 NZ41540 RNZAF KIA Lemmer C 9 246
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. W.J. Anderson 23 NZ41617 RNZAF KIA Lemmer C 9 243
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. R.H. Crabtree 24 NZ411741 RNZAF KIA Lemmer C 9 245
Rear Gunner Sgt. H.O. Goddard 27 NZ404547 RNZAF KIA Lemmer C 9 249
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 217; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 158

Version January, 2023