Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1878
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
15/16 Oct 42 Bombing Köln
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W1108 NP-E 158 Sqdn RAF 1854 East Moor
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2255 Shot down by Oblt. M. Meurer of Stab III./NJG 1 Crashed at Koetreeweg 1 Rhaan near Hellendoorn Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. W.F. Ensor NZ413831 RNZAF KIA Hellendoorn 6-10
Flight Engineer Sgt. E.G. Edwards 26 962190 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 6-10
Navigator Sgt. R.B. Fernie 1330183 RAF POW - Wounded
Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.E. Bell 30 1072725 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 6-10
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. R. Jones 980188 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 6-10
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. W.C. Warne 1324368 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 6-10
Rear Gunner Sgt. S.G. Jenner 20 1385252 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 5
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 242; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 108; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 402

Version June, 2022