Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T1951
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
17/18 Dec 42 Bombing Nienburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Avro Lancaster I ED355 KM-D 44 Sqdn RAF Waddington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2022 Shot down by Hptm. H. Lent of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed at Harich near Balk Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. J.G. Dening 27 AUS405576 RAAF KIA Jonkerbos 20 I 1
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.A. Callan 23 567483 RAF KIA Jonkerbos 20 I 2
Navigator F/O. M.A. Nias 24 120242 RAF KIA Jonkerbos 20 I 3
Bomb Aimer Sgt. G.B. Wilkinson 1319418 RAF KIA IJpecolsga E 11
Wireless Operator Sgt. L.G. Powell 31 1359999 RAF KIA Jonkerbos 20 I 4
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. W.M.J. Stark R/92640 RCAF KIA Jonkerbos 20 I 5
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. E. Croal 27 AUS411996 RAAF KIA IJpecolsga E 10
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 278; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 120; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 24; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven Zuidwest Friesland', page 107-120

Version June, 2022