Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1938
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
6 Dec 42 Operation Oyster Eindhoven
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Lockheed Ventura II AE940 YH-T 21 Sqdn RAF 1127 Methwold
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1232 Shot down by Flak Crashed into Philips factory building 'SQ' at Eindhoven Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. K.S. Smith 82499 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 140
Navigator/Bomb Aimer F/Lt. W. Martin 23 AUS402450 RAAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 137
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. W.P. Gregory 23 961670 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 141-146
Air Gunner Sgt. A.T. Milton 33 1378025 RAF KIA Eindhoven JJ 141-146
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 269; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil I', page 434-439; Lageberichte WBN

Version March, 2022